Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 09/01/2020
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From the ultimate storyteller Stephen King comes, a 'joyful, uplifting' (Entertainment Weekly) tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences, now with a new cover look.In the small town of Castle Rock word gets around quickly. That's why Scott Carey only confides in his friend Doctor Bob Ellis about his strange condition. Every day he's losing weight - but without looking any different.Meanwhile a new couple, Deirdre and Missy, owners of a 'fine dining experience' in town, have moved in next door. Scott is not happy that their dogs keep fouling on his lawn.But as the town prepares for its annual Thanksgiving 12K run, Scott starts to understand the prejudices his neighbours face. Soon, they forge a friendship which may just help him through his mysterious affliction...'The sign of a master elevating his own legendary game yet again' USA TODAYIncludes illustrations © Mark Edward Geyer.

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781473691537
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 140g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 16 mm

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Charming and uplifting
Elevation is a masterfully crafted novella that packs a real emotional punch. Hefty subjects are tackled with the lightest of touches to produce a quirky, ... READ MORE
Katy Jackson
Fantastic read!
This book isn't a traditional King novel, it takes a very different tone to most of his books! Not a horror at all, but a wonderfully bizarre story of a ma... READ MORE
Georgia Parsisson
Not your usual King
Easy little read, not what you would expect from a Stephen King Novella, but interesting nonetheless.
For me, this is what Stephen King does best. Short and sweet. No long preambles, no over-describing - just pure. pure storytelling! This moves at a wonderf... READ MORE
Craig Johnson
One of my favourite SK books
Have read and enjoyed plenty of King's books over the years, but I particularly liked this one as it was a little different from many of them. Great storyt... READ MORE
Hugh Jarse

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