From a Buick 8

From a Buick 8

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Come close, children, and see the living crocodile. A vintage '54 Buick Roadmaster. At least, that's what it looks like . . .

There is a secret hidden in Shed B in the state police barracks in Statler, Pennsylvania. A secret that has drawn troopers for twenty years - terrified yet irresistibly tempted to look at its chrome fenders, silver grille and exotic exhaust system.

Young Ned Wilcox has started coming by the barracks: mowing the lawn, washing the windows, shovelling snow; it's a boy's way of holding on to his father - recently killed in a strange road accident by another Buick.

And one day Ned peers through the windows of Shed B and discovers the family secret. Like his father, Ned wants answers. He deserves answers. And the secret begins to stir . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 131 x 198 x 33mm | 340g
  • Hodder Paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 1444708112
  • 9781444708110
  • 217,943

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One of his freshest and most original books...a beautiful excursion into new narrative territory, showing an accomplished storyteller...a portal into King's incredible imagination * Independent on Sunday * A fabulous teller of stories * Express *
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About Stephen King

STEPHEN KING is the author of more than seventy books, all worldwide bestsellers. His recent titles include The Institute, which was described by the Sunday Express as a 'masterpiece', The Outsider (voted winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for best Mystery and Thriller 2018), and If It Bleeds.

Many of his titles have been turned into celebrated films, TV series and streamed events including IT, 'a book which speaks to everybody' (Guardian), The Shawshank Redemption and Stand By Me.

King was the recipient of America's prestigious 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In 2007 he also won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife Tabitha King in Maine.
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60,847 ratings
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5 19% (11,530)
4 29% (17,604)
3 35% (21,341)
2 13% (7,879)
1 4% (2,493)
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