Skeleton Crew

Skeleton Crew: featuring The Mist

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 07/06/2012
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Skeleton Crew
One of King's best collections of short stories.
I think that King's stories often get overlooked for his more famous novels, but he has written some fantastic short stories. This is one of the best colle... READ MORE
Lucy OConnor Walton on Thames


A No. 1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 1986 Locus Award for Best Collection, SKELETON CREW is a classic collection of riveting stories from the outer limits of one of the greatest imaginations of our time, now with a stunning new cover look. Features 'The Mist', adapted into both a feature film directed by Frank Darabont and a 2017 Netflix series. Hold tight. We are going into a number of dark places, but I think I know the way. Just don't let go of my arm . . . Unrivalled master of suspense Stephen King takes the unsuspecting reader on a fantastic journey through the dark shadows of our innermost fears. Do the dead sing? In this bumper collection of chilling tales, we meet: a woman who has never crossed The Reach, the water dividing her from the mainland; a gramma who only wants to hug little George, even after she is dead; an innocent looking toy with sinister powers; and a primeval sea creature with an insatiable appetite. This 'wonderfully gruesome' collection (The New York Times Book Review) includes: -The Mist -Here There Be Tygers -The Monkey -Cain Rose Up -Mrs. Todd's Shortcut -The Jaunt -The Wedding Gig -Paranoid: A Chant -The Raft - Word Processor of the Gods -The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands -Beachworld -The Reaper's Image -Nona -For Owen -Survivor Type -Uncle Otto's Truck -Morning Deliveries (Milkman No. 1) -Big Wheels: a Tale of the Laundry Game (Milkman No. 2) -Gramma -The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet -The Reach

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444723205
  • Number of pages: 784
  • Weight: 540g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 38 mm

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