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King of horrors = Король жахів

до Дня народження американського письменника Стівена Кінга
Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials,
no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent.
What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around
for those inevitable dead spots in life.
Книги - ідеальна розвага: без реклами, без батарей, години задоволення
за кожен витрачений долар.
Цікаво, чому не кожен несе книгу навколо
тих неминучих мертвих точок у житті.

 Stephen King
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many have been adapted into films, television series, miniseries, and comic books. King has published 64 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. He has also written approximately 200 short stories, most of which have been published in book collections.
King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, and British Fantasy Society Awards. In 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He has also received awards for his contribution to literature for his entire bibliography, such as the 2004 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the 2007 Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. In 2015, he was awarded with a National Medal of Arts from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts for his contributions to literature. He is the recipient of the 2020 Audio Publishers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Стівен Едвін Кінг (народився 21 вересня 1947) — американський письменник. Твори Стівена Кінга написані в різноманітних жанрах, включаючи жахи, трилер, фантастика, фентезі, містика, драма. Продано більше 350 мільйонів екземплярів його книг, за якими було знято ряд художніх фільмів, телевізійних постановок, а також намальовані комікси. Кінг опублікував 64 романи, в тому числі сім під псевдонімом Річард Бахман, і п'ять науково-популярних книг. Він також написав близько 200 оповідань, більшість із яких опубліковано у збірниках.
Кінг отримав нагороди Брема Стокера, World Fantasy Awards і British Fantasy Society Awards. У 2003 році Національний книжковий фонд нагородив його медаллю «За видатний внесок в американську літературу». Він також отримав нагороди за внесок у літературу, такі як Всесвітня премія фентезі 2004 року за життєві досягнення та Премія великого майстра 2007 року від Таємничих письменників Америки. У 2015 році він був нагороджений Національною медаллю мистецтв від Національного фонду мистецтв США за внесок у літературу. Він є лауреатом премії Асоціації аудіовидавців за життєві досягнення у 2020 році, премії PEN America Literary Service Award у 2018 році, Він живе в Бангорі, штат Мен, зі своєю дружиною, письменницею Табітою Кінг.
З цими виданнями ви можете ознайомитись у відділі літератури іноземними мовами (WOA).
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King, Stephen. Bag of Bones / S. King. – London : Hodder, 2011. – 660 p. – (Powerful suspense from the № 1 bestselling writer).
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, a powerful tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past. Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still grieving. Unable to write, and plagued by vivid nightmares set at the western Maine summerhouse he calls Sara Laughs, Mike reluctantly returns to the lakeside getaway. There, he finds his beloved Yankee town held in the grip of a powerful millionaire, Max Devore, whose vindictive purpose is to take his three-year-old granddaughter, Kyra, away from her widowed young mother, Mattie. As Mike is drawn into Mattie and Kyra's struggle, as he falls in love with both of them, he is also drawn into the mystery of Sara Laughs, now the site of ghostly visitations and escalating terrors. What are the forces that have been unleashed here -- and what do they want of Mike Noonan? It is no secret that King is one of our most mesmerizing storytellers. In Bag of Bones, he proves to be one of our most moving as well.
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King, Stephen. Carrie / S. King. – London : Hodder, 2011. – 254 p. – (A chilling classic from the № 1 bestselling writer).
Stephen King's legendary debut, about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates. Carrie White may be picked on by her classmates, but she has a gift. She can move things with her mind. Doors lock. Candles fall. This is her power and her problem. Then, an act of kindness, as spontaneous as the vicious taunts of her classmates, offers Carrie a chance to be a normal...until an unexpected cruelty turns her gift into a weapon of horror and destruction that no one will ever forget.
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King, Stephen. Cell / S. King. – London : Hodder, 2011. – 496 p. – (An epic thriller from the № 1 bestselling writer).
Stephen King's bestselling apocalyptic thriller. Civilization slipped into its second dark age on an unsurprising track of blood but with a speed that could not have been foreseen by even the most pessimistic futurist. By Halloween, every major city from New York to Moscow stank to the empty heavens and the world as it had been was a memory. The event became known as The Pulse. The virus was carried by every cell phone operating within the entire world. Within hours, those receiving calls would be infected. A young artist Clayton Riddell realises what is happening. He flees the devastation of explosive, burning Boston, desperate to reach his son before his son switches on his little red mobile phone . . 
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King, Stephen. Christine / S. King. – London : Hodder, 2011. – 750 p. – (A chilling classic from the № 1 bestselling writer).
Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 national bestseller of the ultimate vehicle of terror!
It’s love at first sight for high school student Arnie Cunningham when he and his best friend Dennis Guilder spot the dilapidated 1958 red-and-white Plymouth Fury for sale–dubbed “Christine” by its original cantankerous owner–rusting away on a front lawn of their suburban Pennsylvania neighborhood. Dennis knows that Arnie’s never had much luck in the looks or popularity department, or really taken an interest in owning a car . . . but Christine quickly changes all that. Arnie suddenly has the newfound confidence to stick up for himself, going as far as dating the most beautiful girl at Libertyville High–transfer student Leigh Cabot–even as a mysteriously restored Christine systematically and terrifyingly consumes every aspect of Arnie’s life. Dennis and Leigh soon realize that they must uncover the awful truth behind a car with a horrifying and murderous history. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, and heaven help anyone who gets in Christine’s way…



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King, Stephen. Lisey’s Story / S. King. – London : Hodder, 2011. – 688 p. – (Powerful suspense from the № 1 bestselling writer).
Every marriage has two hearts, one light and one dark. Lisey knew it when she first fell for Scott. And now he's dead, she knows it for sure. Lisey was the light to Scott Landon's dark for twenty-five years. As his wife, only she saw the truth behind the public face of the famous author– that he was a haunted man whose bestselling novels were based on a terrifying reality. Now Scott has gone, Lisey wants to lock herself away with her memories. But the fans have other ideas. And when the sinister threats begin, Lisey realises that, just as Scott depended on her strength –her light - to live, so she will have to draw on his darkness to survive.
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King, Stephen. The Dead Zone / S. King. – London : Hodder, 2011. – 596 p. – (A chilling classic from the № 1 bestselling writer).
Stephen King's fan-favourite thriller. Meet Johnny Smith. A young man whose streak of luck ends dramatically in a major car crash. Followed by blackness. A long, long time in cold limbo.When he wakes up life has been turned upside down. His fiancée has met someone else. And Johnny is cursed with the power to perceive evil in men's souls. He's had these hunches since he had an ice-skating accident as a child. Now he has an ability to see into the future. An ability which will bring him into a terrifying confrontation with a charismatic, power-hungry and dangerous man . . .
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King, Stephen. Under the Dome  / S. King. – London : Hodder, 2010. – 882 p. 
King's return to supernatural horror is uncomfortably bulky, formidably complex and irresistibly compelling. When the smalltown of Chester's Mill, Maine, is surrounded by an invisible force field, the people inside must exert themselves to survive. The situation deteriorates rapidly due to the dome's ecological effects and the machinations of Big Jim Rennie, an obscenely sanctimonious local politician and drug lord who likes the idea of having an isolated populace to dominate. Opposing him are footloose Iraq veteran Dale "Barbie" Barbara, newspaper editor Julia Shumway, a gaggle of teen skateboarders and others who want to solve the riddle of the dome. King handles the huge cast of characters masterfully but ruthlessly, forcing them to live (or not) with the consequences of hasty decisions. Readers will recognize themes and images from King's earlier fiction, and while this novel doesn't have the moral weight of, say, The Stand, nevertheless, it's a nonstop thrill ride as well as a disturbing, moving meditation on our capacity for good and evil.


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