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Reading Stephen King (edited by) Brian James Freeman

Limited Edition $50.00

Editor: Brian James Freeman
Artist: Ray Russotto

Stephen King has inspired millions of readers with his writing for more than four decades , and this special volume of essays gathers together some of his high-profile fans to discuss why they love reading the works of Stephen King.

Many of these fans are acclaimed authors of fiction in their own right. Some of them have written insightful books about Stephen King’s work, exploring how King’s natural storytelling gift has allowed him to create stories that reach people in every language around the world. A few of them have even written, produced, and directed movie adaptations of King's most acclaimed works.

In this book you will join Clive Barker, Stewart O'Nan, Richard Chizmar, Frank Darabont, Stephen Spignesi, Justin Brooks, Tony Magistrale, Michael R. Collings, Rocky Wood, Robin Furth, Kevin Quigley, Hans-Ake Lilja, Billy Chizmar, Jack Ketchum, Bev Vincent, Mick Garris, and Jay Franco as they discuss their love of reading Stephen King...

Table of Contents:

  • "Introduction" by Brian James Freeman
  • "Sometimes You Go Back" by Stewart O'Nan
  • "Christine" by Richard Chizmar
  • "The Art of Stephen King" by Frank Darabont
  • "Spock's Not The Only One Who Can Mind Meld: Stephen King and the Telepathy of Writing" by Stephen Spignesi
  • "Disappearing Down That Rabbit Hole" by Justin Brooks
  • "The Politics of Being Stephen King" by Tony Magistrale
  • "The Adventure of Reading Stephen King" by Michael R. Collings
  • "Reading the Lost Works of Stephen King" by Rocky Wood
  • "Twins and Twining in Stephen King's Dark Tower Series" by Robin Furth
  • "King Since Scribner" by Kevin Quigley
  • "Being a Non-US Stephen King Fan" by Hans-Ake Lilja
  • "The Role of Religion in Stephen King's Desperation" by Billy Chizmar
  • "From A Buick 8" by Jack Ketchum
  • "Living in a Web of Mystery" by Bev Vincent
  • "The One That Got Away" by Mick Garris
  • "My Accidental Obsession" by Jay Franco
  • "Stephen King Celebration" by Clive Barker

Limited Edition Specifications

  • Limited to just 1,000 signed copies
  • Personally signed by the editor and most of the authors on a full-color signature page
  • Printed on 60# acid-free paper
  • Bound in full-cloth with colored head and tail bands
  • Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
  • Printed and bound with stylish endpapers
  • Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
  • Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition


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