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The Shining

Ghostly bursts of plaster dust. A low, rhythmic sound in the background: Red rum-RED RUM-red rum-RED RUM. A sense of something evil swirling inward on itself, like a whirlpool of black ectoplasmic energy. The experience of being inside the actual consciousness (“come out and take your medicine!”) of a frightened little boy. Echoes of Shirley Jackson (“whatever walked there, walked alone”), of Poe’s Masque of the Red Death and of creepy folk tales (Hansel and Gretel).

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The Shining

Pub Date : 2008-06-24 | Author : Stephen King | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780385528863
ISBN 13 : 0385528868

With an excerpt from the sequel, Doctor Sleep. Terrible events occur at an isolated hotel in the off season, when a small boy with psychic powers struggles to hold his own against ..

The Shining Girls

Pub Date : 2013-06-04 | Author : Lauren Beukes | Publisher : Mulholland Books

ISBN 10 : 9780316216845
ISBN 13 : 0316216844

THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T DIE HUNTS THE KILLER WHO SHOULDN'T EXIST. The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own." Harper Curtis is a kill..

The Shining

Pub Date : 2017-12-05 | Author : Roger Luckhurst | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781844577392
ISBN 13 : 1844577392

Stanley Kubrick hailed The Shining as 'the scariest horror film of all time' before its release in 1980. Though the film opened to poor reviews, it has since become one of the most..

The Shining Ones

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Philip Gardiner | Publisher : Radikal Books

ISBN 10 : 1904126006
ISBN 13 : 9781904126003

For many years now there has been an upsurge in revelation stories and alternative viewpoints on man's history. People such as Graham Hancock and Lawrence Gardner have brought to l..

The Shining Path

Pub Date : 2000-11-09 | Author : Gustavo Gorriti | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807866856
ISBN 13 : 0807866857

First published in Peru in 1990, The Shining Path was immediately hailed as one of the finest works on the insurgency that plagued that nation for over fifteen years. A richly deta..

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