Just After Sunset: Stories

Just After Sunset: Stories

Stephen King


the world over bestselling writer Stephen King—who has written greater than fifty books, dozens of no 1 New York Times bestsellers, and plenty of unforgettable movies—delivers an miraculous choice of brief tales. The tales during this assortment have seemed in The New Yorker, Playboy, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, Esquire, and different publications.

Who yet Stephen King could flip a Port-O-San right into a slimy beginning canal, or a roadside honky-tonk right into a position for unending love? A e-book salesman with a criticism may possibly decide up a mute hitchhiker, now not figuring out the silent guy within the passenger seat listens altogether too good. Or an workout on a desk bound bicycle, started to lessen undesirable ldl cholesterol, may take its rider on a captivating—and then terrifying—journey. Set on a distant key in Florida, “The Gingerbread lady” is a riveting story that includes a tender girl as vulnerable—and resourceful—as Audrey Hepburn’s personality in Wait till Dark. In “Ayana,” a blind woman works a miracle with a kiss and the contact of her hand. For King, the road among the dwelling and the lifeless is usually blurry, and the seams that carry our fact intact may tear aside at any second. in a single of the longer tales right here, “N.,” which lately broke new floor while it used to be tailored as a photo electronic leisure, a psychiatric patient’s irrational pondering may possibly create an apocalyptic chance within the Maine countryside...or retain the realm from falling sufferer to it.

Just After Sunset—call it nightfall, name it twilight, it’s a time while human sex takes on an unnatural solid, while the mind's eye starts off to arrive for shadows as they deplete to darkness and dwelling sunlight could be scared correct out of you. It’s the correct time for Stephen King.

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