Includes the story "1922"-now a Netflix original film starring Thomas Jane and Molly Parker. Four unforgettable novellas that explore the dark side of human nature from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King. "Does anybody really know anybody? Before tonight she certainly would have thought so." In "1922," a violence awakens inside a man when his wife proposes selling off the family homestead, setting in motion a grisly train of murder and madness. A mystery writer is brutally assaulted in "Big Driver" by a stranger along a Massachusetts back road and plots a revenge that will bring her face-to-face with another stranger: the one inside herself. In "Fair Extension," making a deal with the devil not only saves a man from terminal illness but also provides rich recompense for a lifetime of resentment. Finally, the trust forged by more than twenty years of matrimony is irrevocably shattered when a woman makes a chance discovery leading to the horrifying implications of just who her husband really is in "A Good Marriage."
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by Stephen King
by Stephen King, Stewart O'Nan
by Stephen Kotkin
by Stewart O'Nan, Stephen King
"Craig Wasson narrates two of the four frighteningly intimate horror tales in this collection, both of which have a male protagonist who commits a horrible act for gain and (perhaps) has a brush with the supernatural. Jessica Hecht handles the other, more bleakly mundane set, each featuring a woman who is driven to rid the world of a monster who has ruined her life and will destroy others if not stopped. Wasson has an earnest, intelligent everyman quality that appears to reflect the character's inner nature at first but eventually serves as an effective contrast. Hecht's warm, sweet voice perfectly fits that of a woman from a nicely settled life who is now brutally jolted from her comfort zone and making ruthless choices to restore a semblance of peace. A.B.G. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"
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