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    DescriptionDanny is only five years old but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel his visions grow frighteningly out of control.


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    Title
    The Shining
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen King
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 659
    Width: 99 mm
    Height: 175 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780606257619
    ISBN 10: 0606257616
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: THR
    DC21: 813.54
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FH
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: FK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 813/.54
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 70
    B&T General Subject: 444
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC015000, FIC030000
    B&T Merchandise Category: GLD
    LC classification: PS3561.I483 S5 2012
    Thema V1.0: FK, FH
    Edition
    Prebound edition
    Edition statement
    Turtleback School & Library ed.
    Publisher
    Turtleback Books
    Imprint name
    Turtleback Books
    Publication date
    26 June 2012
    Author Information
    Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are "11/22/63"; "Full Dark, No Stars";" Under the Dome"; "Just After Sunset;""Duma Key";" Lisey's Story"; "Cell"; and the concluding novels in""the Dark Tower saga: "Wolves of the Calla," " Song of Susannah," ""and "The Dark Tower." His acclaimed nonfiction book, "On Writing," is also a bestseller. He was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007, he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. www.stephenking.com
    Review quote
    "A master storyteller." --"Los Angeles Times" "Scary! . . . Serves up horrors at a brisk, unflagging pace." --"The New York Times" "This chilling novel will haunt you, and make your blood run cold and your heart race with fear." --"Nashville Banner" "Guaranteed to frighten you into fits. . . . with a climax that is literally explosive." --"Cosmopolitan" "The most wonderfully gruesome man on the planet." --"USA Today" " " "An undisputed master of suspense and terror." --"The Washington Post" " " "[King] probably knows more about scary goings-on in confined, isolated places than anybody since Edgar Allan Poe." --"Entertainment Weekly" " " "He's the author who can always make the improbable so scary you'll feel compelled to check the locks on the front door." --"The Boston Globe" " " "Peerless imagination." --"The Observer" (London)