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The Shining (Signet)

Stephen King

The Shining (Signet)

by Stephen King

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Published by Signet .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7572268M
ISBN 100451150325
ISBN 109780451150325

Let's take a close look at some of the characters in Stephen King's The Shining. Stephen King Characters Wendy Torrance She is Jack's wife. Her gullible nature, her compassion for Danny and her husband seems to be her only flaws. She didn't see that her son had a something wrong.   For nearly 40 years now, The Shining has reigned as one of the most acclaimed and terrifying horror films ever made. Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's novel about a .

  But how scary is The Shining? Having read the novel and seen the movie multiple times, I can offer the following opinions on the subject For me, the movie version of The Shining was much scarier than the novel that spawned it. Jack Nicholson’s performance has a lot to do with that. But the book is more entertaining overall, as books. The Shining is the third book published by Stephen King; it is his third novel. The book was published by Doubleday in Janu The book was followed in by the sequel Doctor : Stephen King.

Room , not to be confused with the documentary of the same name, was a room in the Overlook Hotel in The Shining. In the book it was called "". The room was inhabited in the past, by a Lorraine Massey who would usually seduce young bellboys who would visit her room. One time Danny Torrance Location: Overlook Hotel.   Download The Shining by Stephen King novel free in PDF/ePub format. “The Shining” is one of the best horror stories that will keep you up at night in fear for many days. Description of The Shining by Stephen King PDF/ePub “The Shining” is one of the best horror novels of all times. Stephen King is the guy behind this book.


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The Shining The Shining book Stephen King's novel gives us more background and detail into the character of Jack Torrence than does the film.

His alcoholism and short temper are the themes running throughout the novel. Despite these shortcomings, Torrence starts out a decent family man/5(K).

The Shining is a gothic horror novel by Stephen King, first published in Eclipsed perhaps only by its film adaptation, the novel is one of the most popular and enduring horror stories of all time.

First, and foremost, the book of The Shining is about the disintegration of a family due to alcoholism and anger issues. How a child survives in a troubled family is key. The film is pretty much pure spook house, well-done spook house, but solely spook house, nonetheless, IMHO/5(23K).

His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, is also a bestseller. He was the recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and inhe received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. (K). The Shining is the third book published by Stephen King; it is his third novel. The book was published by Doubleday in Janu The book was published by Doubleday in Janu This classic novel is arguably King's most famous story and piece of literature.

See also:*The Shining Split-Volume The Shining, Doctor Sleep, and The Shining / Doctor Sleep. Read The Shining (The Shining #1) online free from your iPhone, iPad, android, Pc, Mobile.

The Shining is a Horror novel by Stephen King. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, fantasy story are Wendy Torrance, Danny Torrance.

The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. One of the true classics of horror fiction, THE SHINING is regarded as one of Stephen King's masterpieces. About the Author. Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers/5(K).

The Shining Summary The Shining begins with Jack Torrance being interviewed for the caretaker's job at the Overlook Hotel. The hotel will soon close for the winter, but can't be left unattended. The Overlook's manager, Ullman, is concerned about giving Jack the job.

His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, is also a bestseller. He was the recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and inhe 4/5(). The Shining by Stephen King is a book that we all use to amuse with, because it is such a book in which we find thrill, amusement, entertainment and many many more.

We all deal with the things that we don’t want to face in the world, that offends us out, that’s why we seek shelter under these novels written by him. Richard "Dick" Hallorann was a man who had the rare "Shining" ability, an ability he had also shared with his grandmother.

He drove a Plymouth Fury. History. Not much was known of Dick's early life, except that he likely was born in New Hampshire. As a little boy he mentioned he could hold conversations with his paternal grandmother without either of them moving their : 59 (Novel).

Read The Shining. Danny was only five years old but in the words of old Mr Halloran he was a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father became caretaker of the Overlook Hotel his visions grew frighteningly out of control.

As winter closed in and blizzards. The Shining (Movie) The Shining (Audiobook) External Links. The Shining on IMDB; Other Works. Novels; Short Stories; Story Collections; Non-Fiction; Bachman Novels; Audiobooks; Movies & TV; All Written Works; Comprehensive List The Shining Formats: Hardcover / Paperback / Trade / Kindle / Audio / Movie / TV Miniseries / DVD First Edition.

Other Books Related to The Shining Stephen King is often referred to as the “King of Horror,” and he has dominated the genres of horror and suspense since he first published Carrie in King, who is perhaps best known for the apocalyptic novel The Stand, cites American horror writer Ray Bradbury as a major influence on his own writing.

Both films are based on books by Stephen King. However, Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining deviates from King’s novel in a few significant ways, which puts the new movie in a. The shining by King, Stephen, Publication date Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "Newly introduced by the author"--Cover Internet Archive Books.

Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American : Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining has become one of the most influential films in cinema history, often regarded as one of the greatest horror films ever made, but it took some liberties when adapting Stephen King's novel. The Shining book was published in and followed Jack Torrance, an aspiring writer and recovering alcoholic who takes a job as the off-season caretaker of the Overlook Author: Adrienne Tyler.

SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Shining by Stephen King. Stephen King’s The Shining, published inis a horror novel. The Shining opens on an eagle-eye's view of a car traveling up windy Colorado mountain passes. This car belongs to Jack Torrance, who has driven three hours to the isolated Overlook Hotel for a job Ullman, the hotel's manager, is interviewing Jack for a job as the hotel's caretaker during the winter months, when the hotel closes due to the harsh weather and impassable roads.Stephen King's The Shining Chapter Summary.

Find summaries for every chapter, including a The Shining Chapter Summary Chart to help you understand the book.Editorial Reviews. While Stanley Kubrick's The Shining easily stands out among the best-ever interpretations of Stephen King novels, it also ranks high in a more significant class -- it's one of the master director's most entertaining efforts, and by far his most conventionally chilling.

King's tale is simple: Struggling writer Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) signs on for a winter caretaking /5(53).