Skeleton Crew

Mass Market Paperback | June 3, 1986

byStephen King

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Who could imagine…?

In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….

A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction…a trip to the attic turns into a journey to hell…a woman driver finds a very 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.

Features the novella “The Mist”—Now a major motion picture

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A collection of Stephen King's imaginative stories of terror.

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction…a trip to the attic turns into a journey to hell…a woman driver finds a very scary shortcut to paradise…a...

Stephen King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. He has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. 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,” and is the 2003 recipient of the National Book Foundation Med...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 6.87 × 4.16 × 1.17 inPublished:June 3, 1986Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0451168615

ISBN - 13:9780451168610

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Bookjacket Welcome to the world of terror! Let the one and only Stephen King take you into a world where a macabre mist traps humanity in its swirling horror...where a beautiful young girl offers satanic seduction...where a child's toy becomes the ultimate instrument of evil...where a man is given a devilish machine that grants him godlike powers...where nothing is what it seems and nowhere is safe... Stephen King takes you into this world - and the skill that makes him the most spellbinding storyteller of our time will not let you escape before the final fearfull turn of the page.
Date published: 2006-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this book is awesome This book is great, it has so many different stories you are guaranteed to like at least a few of them. They are so varied, the only problem is that some of them would be good as a full book! I reccommend reading this for anyone who likes scary stories.
Date published: 2003-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ranges of Reading This is an excellent king book. It has several ranges of stories form outdoor survival type(The Survivor Type) to simple and Very funny stories (Here to be Tygres)
Date published: 2000-04-17

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A collection of Stephen King's imaginative stories of terror.

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"Wonderfully gruesome... Don't turn your back on this book." --New York Times Book Review"Wildly imaginative, delightfully diabolical." --Associated Press“Wonderfully gruesome…Don’t turn your back on this book.”—The New York Times Book Review“Stephen King at his best.”—The Denver Post“Wildly imaginative, delightfully diabolical…King once again proves to be the consummate storyteller.”—The Associated Press“Stunning, ingenious…Stephen King at the very top of his talent.”—New York Daily News