Skeleton Crew by Stephen King audiobook

Skeleton Crew: Stories

By Stephen King
Read by Stephen King  and various narrators

Simon & Schuster Audio
22.50 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781797107462

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Includes the stories “Uncle Otto’s Truck” and “Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine Features “The Mist” now a TV series event on Spike The #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 1986 Locus Award for Best Collection, Skeleton Crew is “Stephen King at his best” (The Denver Post)—a terrifying, mesmerizing collection of stories from the outer limits of one of the greatest imaginations of our time. “Wildly imaginative, delightfully diabolical…King once again proves to be the consummate storyteller” (The Associated Press). A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against destruction. A trip to the attic becomes a journey to hell. A woman driving a Jaguar finds a scary shortcut to paradise. An idyllic lake harbors a bottomless evil. And a desert island is the scene of the most terrifying struggle for survival ever waged. This “wonderfully gruesome” collection (The New York Times Book Review) includes: -“The Mist” -“Here There Be Tygers” -“The Monkey” -“Cain Rose Up” -“Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut” -“The Jaunt” -“The Wedding Gig” -“Paranoid: A Chant” -“The Raft”- “Word Processor of the Gods” -“The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands” -“Beachworld” -“The Reaper’s Image” -“Nona” -“For Owen” -“Survivor Type” -“Uncle Otto’s Truck” -“Morning Deliveries (Milkman No. 1)” -“Big Wheels: a Tale of the Laundry Game (Milkman No. 2)” -“Gramma” -“The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” -“The Reach” King is best known for his iconic, immersive long novels, but he is also a master of the short story, and this is a magnificent collection.

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Includes the stories “Uncle Otto’s Truck” and “Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine

Features “The Mist” now a TV series event on Spike

The #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 1986 Locus Award for Best Collection, Skeleton Crew is “Stephen King at his best” (The Denver Post)—a terrifying, mesmerizing collection of stories from the outer limits of one of the greatest imaginations of our time.

“Wildly imaginative, delightfully diabolical…King once again proves to be the consummate storyteller” (The Associated Press).

A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against destruction. A trip to the attic becomes a journey to hell. A woman driving a Jaguar finds a scary shortcut to paradise. An idyllic lake harbors a bottomless evil. And a desert island is the scene of the most terrifying struggle for survival ever waged. This “wonderfully gruesome” collection (The New York Times Book Review) includes:

-“The Mist”
-“Here There Be Tygers”
-“The Monkey”
-“Cain Rose Up”
-“Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut”
-“The Jaunt”
-“The Wedding Gig”
-“Paranoid: A Chant”
-“The Raft”- “Word Processor of the Gods”
-“The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands”
-“Beachworld”
-“The Reaper’s Image”
-“Nona”
-“For Owen”
-“Survivor Type”
-“Uncle Otto’s Truck”
-“Morning Deliveries (Milkman No. 1)”
-“Big Wheels: a Tale of the Laundry Game (Milkman No. 2)”
-“Gramma”
-“The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet”
-“The Reach”

King is best known for his iconic, immersive long novels, but he is also a master of the short story, and this is a magnificent collection.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This hefty sampler of King’s shorter works, from all stages of the horror master’s career, demonstrates the range of his abilities. Some of the stories here rank among his best.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Stephen King

Author Bio: Stephen King

Stephen King has written more than sixty books, many hitting the #1 spot on the New York Times bestsellers list. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker Awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit.” He is the 2003 recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. His epic works The Dark Tower and It are the basis for major motion pictures.

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Available Formats : CD
Runtime: 22.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English