Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 12/05/2011
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You will see the doctors now
We’re back in Derry, but you’ll be glad to know that that awful clown has finally buggered off. Whassat, you say? Where the hell’s Derry? And what’s all th... READ MORE
Henry Coningsby at Watford
More adventure/fantasy than horror.
Elderly Ralph develops insomnia which gives him the ability to see things that most people can't. He is soon drawn into a complicated good vs. evil battle.... READ MORE
Lucy OConnor Walton on Thames
Hidden Gem
One of King's longer pieces, Insomnia is often overlooked compared to the creepy horrors of It and Pet Sematary but this deserves more attention. Set in th... READ MORE
Daisy Wilkes


Now with a stunning new cover look, comes a 'supreme page turner . . . and a plot that will keep you awake at night' (GQ) from the ultimate storyteller.You'll lose a lot of sleep.Ralph does. After his wife dies, he starts waking up earlier. And earlier. Then he starts to observe some strange things going on in the small town of Derry, Maine - auras, coloured ribbons streaming from people's heads, and two little men wandering about after dark.That's when Ralph begins to lose a lot more than sleep. He realises that his hitherto mild-mannered friend, Ed, is getting dangerously out of control. And now he is terrified that his home town is about to become the new Armageddon . . .

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444707854
  • Number of pages: 912
  • Weight: 600g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 44 mm

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Nothing other than riveting
This is one of King's most underrated works, and while the King himself may dislike it, personally I think it's a worthy contender for the top 10 list of h... READ MORE
Nathan Devlin
Not His Worst, Not His Best
Insomnia creates, holds, develops a very strong plot that twists and turns in ways you will never see coming, with creatures you could never imagine. Un... READ MORE
Daisy Wilkes