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FictionFICTION/KING,SDue 08-07-14
Published: New York : Scribner, c2010
Edition:  [Various editions]
Description:  vii, 368 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781439192566, 1439192561, 9781439192603 (pbk.),
Language:  English


Also published: New York : Pocket Books, 2011. 560 p.

Prolific author Stephen King presents a collection of four new novellas. In the story 1922, a man plunges into the depths of madness when his wife attempts to sell off the family home. A mystery writer, who was beaten and raped while driving home from her book club, plots her revenge in Big Driver. Diagnosed with a deadly cancer, a man makes a deal with the devil in Fair Extension. And in A Good Marriage, a woman discovers her husband's darker side while he is away on a business trip



1922 -- Big driver -- Fair extension -- A good marriage

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As prolific a writer Stephen King is, he is most in his element when writing short stories. This latest has four stories that do not disappoint.

Liking to read short stories out of sequence from the order they are presented in a book usually produces a devilish fancy.

So skipping right to story #3 was the starting point. This one deals with a man making a deal with the devil to expand his current life expectancy; which is on a cancerous crash course.
There is another about a happily married couple that has shocking developments for the wife when she goes nosing around in the garage.

A mystery writer has a run in with a truck driver, the size of a semi, which leads to a turn in the road that is not found on Map-Quest.

King describes his latest work as harsh. The stories are gritty and not like anything he has written in the past.
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