BOOKS IN EUROPEAN LANGUAGES


 
Cover King S. The Shining
Id: 229526
 

The Shining

684 pp. (English). Paperback. ISBN 978-0-7434-2442-4.
We draw your attention that the books marked as "Advance order is required" are not available for direct purchase. If some of such books are contained among the books you wish to buy, their price will not be immediately displayed and included in the total sum of your order. Within one day you will be informed (by email about availability of such books and the final price for your order.

First published in 1977, The Shining quickly became a benchmark in the literary career of Stephen King. This tale of a troubled man hired to care for a remote mountain resort over the winter, his loyal wife, and their uniquely gifted son slowly but steadily unfolds as secrets from the Overlook Hotel's past are revealed, and the hotel itself attempts to claim the very souls of the Torrance family. Adapted into a cinematic masterpiece of horror by legendary director Stanley Kubrick -- featuring an unforgettable performance by a demonic Jack Nicholson -- The Shining stands as a cultural icon of modern horror, a searing study of a family torn apart, and a nightmarish glimpse into the dark recesses of human weakness and dementia.