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Stephen King's bestselling apocalyptic thriller.

'Civilization slipped into its second dark age on an unsurprising track of blood but with a speed that could not have been foreseen by even the most pessimistic futurist. By Halloween, every major city from New York to Moscow stank to the empty heavens and the world as it had been was a memory.'

The event became known as The Pulse. The virus was carried by every cell phone operating within the entire world. Within hours, those receiving calls would be infected.

A young artist Clayton Riddell realises what is happening. He flees the devastation of explosive, burning Boston, desperate to reach his son before his son switches on his little red mobile phone . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 36mm | 354g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1444707825
  • 9781444707823
  • 57,048

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Storytelling - the ability to make the listenener or the reader need to know, deamd to know, what happens next - is a gift . . . Stephen King has this gift in spades. * The Times * Very clever and brilliantly written . . . you won't use your mobile for days. * Guardian * Storytelling - the ability to make the listener or the reader need to know, demand to know, what happens next - is a gift . . . Stephen King has this gift in spades. * The Times * Very clever and brilliantly written . . . you won't use your mobile for days. * Guardian *
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About Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the Bill Hodges trilogy End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award).

Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It.

King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
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173,525 ratings
3.65 out of 5 stars
5 26% (44,999)
4 31% (53,611)
3 29% (50,362)
2 11% (18,302)
1 4% (6,251)
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