The Bazaar of Bad dreams by Stephen King

A generous collection of thrilling stories – some brand new, some published in magazines, all extremely brilliant and assembled in one book for the first time. The author of this book needs no introduction, the author of the best-selling novel The Shining and many more, Stephen King has introduced a masterpiece. He describes the nature of the form in his introduction of the book, ‘There’s something to be said for a shorter, more intense experience. It can be invigorating, sometimes even shocking, like, a beautiful curio for sale laid out on a cheap blanket at a street bazaar’.  In The Bazaar of Bad Dreams there is a curio for every reader says King. The stories vary from, a man who keeps reliving the same life, repeating the same mistakes over and over again, a columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries, a poignant take about the end of the human race and a firework competition between neighbors which reaches an explosive climax.

bazaar-of-bad-dreams-400x400-imaececyybfnw6gkFrom past experience we know an author like Stephen King won’t fail to amaze and dazzle us with his unpredictable writing. The stories are bound to have epic tales and twists when least expected and let’s not forget that some may scare enough to cause nightmares. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams is definitely going to be something else as with every story Stephen King has given a fascinating introduction to the stories as to their origin and motives, which is actually an added bonus to this already awaited masterpiece.

Stephen King is a name which every bookworm of our generation knows.  He is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense and science fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies. He has published 54 novels and more than 200 short stories. He currently lives in Maine with his wife.  He has won innumerous awards for his novels and also movie stories.

He is the author of more than fifty best-selling novels, like, The Shining, Salem’s Lot, Misery, Revival and many, many others. The story of the award winning movie, The Shawshank Redemption is written by him. Stories of the movies, The Green Mile, The Mist, Dreamcatcheretc are also written by Stephen King. This book has been awaited for a long time and we expect it to be as chilling and unique as the rest.

Book Details:

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Year of Publishing:  2015
ISBN-13: 9781473698888 ISBN-10: 147369888X
Binding: Hardcover No. of Pages: 496
MRP: Rs. 799 Buy From:

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