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10 thoughts on “Full Dark No Stars

  1. says:

    Full Dark No Stars is as harrowing as it getsFor many years King's Different Seasons claimed the title of my #1 favorite short story collection Well you heard it hear first times they are a changingThat honor now goes to this delightfully dark collection that tells of ordinary people placed into extraordinary circumstances Full Dark No Stars is comprised of four novellas that each examine the deepest darkest corners of t

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    this was fine1922 was the country bumpkin's rendition of poe's far superior the tell tale hearti genuinely have nothing nice or not to say about big driver and fair exchangethe good marriage wasgood probably my

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    Life is fair We all get the same nine month shake in the box and then the dice roll Some people get a run of sevens Some people unfortunately get snake eyes It's just how the world isFull Dark No Stars is a collection of 4 novellas in which King explores the dark side to people and how exactly would you react if placed in certain situations? For example what would you do if you found out that your husband of over 20 y

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    There’s a fair amount of criticism out there about Stephen King A lot of it is valid but there are certain times that he’s the perfect author to be reading Like last night when a winter storm blew through Freezing temperatures snow ice an

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    45 Stars Very Dark and Wonderfully Gruesome collection Was happy to have found this gem when cleaning and reorganizing one of my too many to read bookshelves here at home and even though I find I've already read each and every oneSHEESHI actually didn't remember the ending on a couple of them so all is well and having a real KING book is hardly a hardship after all 1922 5 Stars A marital disagreement to sell

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    1922 A man coerces his son into helping him murder his wife Can they keep their sanity in the aftermath?1922 is a latter day retelling of A T

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    Full Dark Four Stars In Full Dark No Stars we get four dark tales filled with murder revenge terror and death That my friend is regular Monday morning at Stephen King's head anyway Novella #1 1922 To be honest I picked up

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    I reviewed it in the Guardian you can read the full review over at so I'm not going to put it all up here for a while But it begins Novellas are an odd form of writing and there is no love for them in publishing They are the wrong size You need about four of them to make a standard sized bookIt has been almost 30 years since Stephen

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    I may have stepped too far into the King waters this time I should probably stick closer to shore And I really should have taken the title at face valueThis collection was intense and disturbing exploring the darkest underbelly of human behavior I’d also like to add that they’re not easy to forget they have

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    I finishedFull Dark No Stars I always liked that title It’s a subtle warning for what lies ahead within these four novellas but I didn’t realize how accurate it was until I read them all Let me add a warning you before you decide to read them Not for the faint of heart Big Driver Tess is a mystery writer and like writers do she attends

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SUMMARY ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Stephen King

One of his business trips Darcy Anderson looks for batteries in the garage Her toe knocks up against a box under a worktable and she discovers the stranger inside her husband It’s a horrifying discovery rendered with bristling intensity and it definitively ends a good marriage Like Different Seasons and Four Past Midnight which generated such enduring films as The Shawshank Redemption and Stand by Me Full Dark No Stars proves Stephen King a master of the long story form Audio CDs Hour. Full Dark Four Stars In Full Dark No Stars we get four dark tales filled with murder revenge terror and death That my friend is regular Monday morning at Stephen King s head anyway Novella 1 1922 To be honest I picked up Full Dark No Stars after watching the trailer for 1922 movie adaptation and I am happy to say that the novella delivers The story is set in Nebraska and the year is that s right you guessed it 1922 We are introduced to Wilfred James a farmer who loves his way of living and his wife Arlette who despise their way of living and their teenage son Henry The story takes a dark turn when Arlette decides to sell the land she inherited from her father and move to the city a decision James can t even consider You see he is kind of person who loves the land he lives in and he wants to start farming in Arlette s land tooI think you can see where this is goingWhat you will not see if you don t read this book is how good the narration is The story is narrated by James and King did an excellent job fleshing out the characters and the incidents I loved the period drama King brought to the story The locations the mentality of people the creeping horror and bloody good storytelling makes this the best story in this collection for me Novella 2 Big Driver In king s Short story collection book called Everything s Eventual there was story named In the Deathroom In author s note King hinted that In the Deathroom is basically a wish fulfillment where the protagonist pulls through even though the cards were stacked against himBig Driver felt like In the Death room but of course Big Driver is longer and digs deep into its characters Yet I felt like the story was a bit unreal at times The story is hard to read because it involves view spoilerrape and assault hide spoiler

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“ I believe there is another man inside every man a stranger ” writes Wilfred Full Dark EpubLeland James in the early pages of the riveting confession that makes up “” the first in this pitch black uartet of mesmerizing tales from Stephen King For James that stranger is awakened when his wife Arlette proposes selling off the family homestead and moving to Omaha setting in motion a gruesome train of murder and madness In “Big Driver” a cozy mystery writer named Tess encounters. Full Dark No Stars is as harrowing as it getsFor many years King s Different Seasons claimed the title of my 1 favorite short story collection Well you heard it hear first times they are a changingThat honor now goes to this delightfully dark collection that tells of ordinary people placed into extraordinary circumstances Full Dark No Stars is comprised of four novellas that each examine the deepest darkest corners of the human condition1922 5 starsBig Driver 5 starsFair Extension 5 starsA Good Marriage 45 starsI was pulled deep into every story until the entire atmosphere surrounded me The characters as always with King were so believably written Their thoughts were relatable and although grim peppered with classic King humor I cannot believe that I have waited this long to read this collection This is certain to be the first reading of many I love to reread his books as I always notice new things with rereads Overall I felt this was absolutely superb If you can do gruesome and chilling this is for you Pick it up and be ready to be petrified by the worst monsters of all mankind

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The stranger along a back road in Massachusetts when she takes a shortcut home after a book club engagement Violated and left for dead Tess plots a revenge that will bring her face to face with another stranger the one inside herself “Fair Extension” the shortest of these tales is perhaps the funniest Making a deal with the devil not only saves Dave Streeter from a fatal cancer but provides rich recompense for a lifetime of resentment When her husband of than twenty years is away on. 1922 A man coerces his son into helping him murder his wife Can they keep their sanity in the aftermath1922 is a latter day retelling of A Telltale Heart only with rats and a Bonnie and Clyde side story It s also damn good and a prime example of what Stephen King can do when he has a limited number of pages to work with instead of the entire paper output of a redwood forestBig Driver After taking a shortcut down an unfamiliar road a writer is raped and left in a culvert to die but her attacker made a mistake He let her liveWow this was a powerful dark unsettling tale of rape and revenge Did I mention it was uncomfortable A woman getting raped is much horrifying than a nightmare clown lurking in the sewers I kept having revenge fantasies of my own on behalf of the women in my life while reading thisFair Extension When a mysterious stranger offers Harry Streeter 15 20 years of life he jumps at the chance But with deals of this kind there s always a catchThis one kind of reminds me of The Monkey s Paw For all the good luck the Streeter family has shit rains down upon the man Streeter hates the mostA Good Marriage Darcy Anderson thought she had a good marriage until she found something her husband hid in their garageThe point this story drives home is how little anyone really knows anyone else Chilling and very effectiveFull Dark No Stars isn t my favorite King book but it s chock full of Kingliness and is an excellent example of what sai King can do when he isn t allowed to write phonebook sized tomes Four out of five stars