Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 12/05/2011
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One of his best...
I really enjoyed this book. Everyone has a mobile phone, so it is easy to imagine disaster befalling us due to the fact. Taking his usual trope of a dispar... READ MORE


Now with a stunning new cover look, Stephen King's No. 1 bestselling apocalyptic thriller will mean you 'won't use your mobile for days' (Guardian)You can run. You can hide. Just don't pick up.The event which propels civilization into its second dark age is known as The Pulse. The virus is is carried by every cell phone operating in the world. Within hours, those receiving calls will become infected.In Boston, artist Clayton Riddell flees the explosive heart of the city. He knows he has to reach his son before the young boy switches on his little red phone. And time is running out . . .

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444707823
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Weight: 360g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 36 mm

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Fabulous read! A tense thriller, anticipation and fear on every turn of the page.
Janet Anne Mitchell
Spoiler alert!
This was my first Stephen King read. I found it very good, and compared to some of his other works, it is a light read and a good introduction to the autho... READ MORE
This was the first Stephen King book that I read & I really enjoyed it. It's not perfect by any stretch of the imagination (or one of King's best books now... READ MORE
Thought provoking
This book is a very good read and it brings many new thoughts about human existence to the table I do however feel that this is at the cost of the true sto... READ MORE