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

Review: Different Seasons (Different Seasons)

User Review  - Edward - Goodreads

I have been reading Stephen King's novels in (mostly) chronological order, and I have found them to be enjoyable reading (some more than others). Surprisingly, it is Different Seasons, his book ... Read full review

Review: Apt Pupil (Different Seasons #2 - summer)

User Review  - Dan Absalonson - Goodreads

Like the other 3 novels in Stephen King's short story collection "Different Seasons," this story was well done. That said, I couldn't finish it because it was too dark. I gave it one star because that ... 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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