The Shining (1)|Shining (1) pp. 447. 0. "YOU'RE THE CARETAKER, SIR. YOU'VE ALWAYS BEEN THE CARETAKER. I SHOULD KNOW, SIR. I'VE ALWAYS BEEN HERE...."--DELBERT GRADY OF THE OVERLOOK HOTEL\nTHE SHININGFirst published in 1977, The Shining quickly became a benchmark in the literary career of Stephen King. This tale of a troubled man hired to care for a remote mountain resort over the winter, his loyal wife, and their uniquely gifted son slowly but steadily unfolds as secrets from the Overlook Hotel's past are revealed, and the hotel itself attempts to claim the very souls of the Torrence family. Adapted into a cinematic masterpiece of horror by legendary Stanley Kubrick--featuring an unforgettable performance by a demonic Jack Nicholson--The Shining stands as a cultural icon of modern horror, a searing study of a family torn apart, and a nightmarish glimpse into the dark recesses of human weakness and dementia.
Good with no dust jacket. 0451078721. Pb, light wear/soil, crease at spine/lower front corner, bit of silver off of lower front corner; What of the penetrating cold terror of an old hotel, a haunted place of seductive evil with a malevolent will of its own-and a five-year-old boy of innocent beauty whose mind mirrors the nightmarish secrets of its past? Behind every door of the Overlook's 110 empty rooms there is a chamber of horror. Little Danny knows fo these things because he has the terrible power....; 12mo 7"-7½" tall; 447 pages.
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