Different Seasons

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 22, 2010 - Fiction - 300 pages
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In this classic collection of four novellas, the grand master takes you on irresistible journeys into the far reaches of horror, heartache and hope.

Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is the story of two men convicted of murder one guilty, one innocent who form the perfect partnership as they dream up a scheme to escape from prison.

In Apt Pupil a golden schoolboy entices an old man with a past to join him in a dreadful union.

The Body sees four young boys venture into the woods and find life, death... and the end of innocence.

The Breathing Method is the tale of a doctor who goes to his club and discovers a woman who is determined to give birth no matter what.

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Best of King's writing. - Goodreads
I always find the ending so unpredictable and shocking. - Goodreads
This was a good selection of stories. - Goodreads
Stephen King is of course the master of storytelling. - Goodreads
King takes a break from writing a novel by... - Goodreads
His character development is that good. - Goodreads

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User Review  - jmourgos - LibraryThing

In the early 1980s, Stephen King wanted to create a collection of novelettes that were not horror stories - although the last story was clearly a supernatural one. Three of these four novelettes were ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matt Tyler - Goodreads

Wow. Stephen King. Never would I have imagined that I would read a Stephen King book and enjoy it so much! Though I had watched a few of the movies based on his stories and enjoyed them greatly, I ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

STEPHEN KING is a master of the novella and short narrative form. As he describes it: 'A short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger.' King's novellas and stories are among his most popular and some have been turned into celebrated films including STAND BY ME and THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION.

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