Different Seasons contains four stories with an interlacing of horror that capture the dark corners of our times. In Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, a man convicted of a bloody murder lives in prison brutally ruled by a sadistic warden and secretly run by a con who knows all the ropes and pulls all the strings. He has more brains than ...
Different Seasons contains four stories with an interlacing of horror that capture the dark corners of our times. In Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, a man convicted of a bloody murder lives in prison brutally ruled by a sadistic warden and secretly run by a con who knows all the ropes and pulls all the strings. He has more brains than anyone else in this sinister slammer, and a diabolically cunning plan of revenge that no one can guess until it's too late. And brace yourself for icy shock in three more stunning novellas of suspense. Four young boys come face to face with life, death and hints of their own mortality...A teenager becomes both the puppet and the puppet master of evil...A disgraced woman is determined to triumph over death. The greatest horror master of our time turns the screws of suspense to lock you into terrifying tension and nerve-tingling twists.
Fair. First edition; "First Published in 1982". Minor shelf wear, slightly worn/torn edges, light red markings on back cover of dust jacket. Not price-clipped, not ex-library, no writing or markings on pages. Perfectly readable and intact. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Very Good. First edition; "First published in 1982". Dust jacket has light edge wear. 1/4" tear on front cover of dust jacket (bottom left). Not remaindered. Not price-clipped. No writing or markings on pages. Binding is clean and tight with no loose pages. Perfectly readable and intact. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First edition of the Shawshank Redemption. Hardcover binding, 527 pp. Different Seasons contains "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption", the short story that was the basis for the movie starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Previous owner name inside front board, wear top and bottom of dustjacket. Very good in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0670272663. Inscribed by author on front endpaper: " To Steve-Hope all your seasons in '83 will be good ones! Stephen King 12/16/82. Very good first edition, first printing. ("first published", no later printings. ) free of former owner writing or bookplates. VG+ non price clipped, $16. 95, First state DJ with (08/82 date code on front flap). Binding is tight and straight. Note: starting on the title page, 3 pages have a 1/2" rumpled tear In the bottom margins. Jacket has minor wear to edges. 'Different Seasons' is one of Stephen King's most popular books. Three out of the four novellas have been adapted for the cinema. 'Apt Pupil' in 1998 which was a decent adaptation; 'The Body' was adapted in 1986 as 'Stand by Me' and moved Stephen King to tears when he saw the film as the story is semi-autobiographical. It was nominated for two Golden Globes and an Academy Award; 'Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption' was adapted in 1994 as 'The Shawshank Redemption'. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards, but lost to 'Forrest Gump'. However, in the long run 'The Shawshank Redemption' is a cult movie and frequently listed in the top ten films of all time.; 8vo; Signed by Author.
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