The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 21/08/2008
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The Green Mile
An exceptional supernatural thriller.
A prisoner on death row displays miraculous healing abilities. Narrated by the prison officer who guarded him, this is an intriguing tale of mysterious sup... READ MORE
Lucy OConnor Walton on Thames

Synopsis

Stephen King's iconic horror masterpiece. An international bestselling and highly acclaimed novel, a must-read for any horror fan, also a hugely successful film starring Tom Hanks.

The Green Mile: those who walk it do not return, because at the end of that walk is the room in which sits Cold Mountain penitentiary's electric chair. In 1932 the newest resident on death row is John Coffey, a giant black man convicted of the brutal murder of two little girls. But nothing is as it seems with John Coffey, and around him unfolds a bizarre and horrifying story.

Evil murderer or holy innocent - whichever he is - Coffey has strange powers which may yet offer salvation to others, even if they can do nothing to save him.

Readers are reading The Green Mile through their fingers:

'This is King at the top of his game. It's the perfect length with all six parts, it ends well, and he doesn't rely on horror or too much salty language to tell a fantastic story . . . Seriously, this is my favourite book I've read from him. Go read it if you haven't already' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'Shocking, poignant, thought-provoking. A great story that will transport you into the story and make you feel the characters' pain and agony. Well-written, wonderful characters, compassionate storyline. Stephen King is at his peak here' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'This particular book gave me rather noticeable palpitations and for a moment or two, it made me feel quite faint . . . I very much doubt that I'll be able to forget this book for the years ahead of me' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'A beautiful, touching book which I am never going to forget' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'Overall, this was a wonderful reading experience and I already know that this story is going to stay with me for the rest of my life' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'I went through all sorts of emotions when reading this story. The writing is vivid and the story believable and you feel and experience everything this tale has to offer . . . If you have this on your TBR Shelf ........... Do yourself a favour this summer and bump it right up to the top of the pile' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780575084346
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Weight: 311g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 34 mm

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The Green Mile
Only 2 Reviews? Madness
Incredible read. Saw the film first and had to read the book. Amazing stuff. True to King's mind as well. Buy it!
Jon Swain
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Janey
The Green Mile
Awsome
I seen the film first and is one of only 2 film that can actully make me cry. And even when I came to read the book I was crying awsome storyline King has ... READ MORE
Maxine BLaylock
The Green Mile
If I could jump into a book
This would be the one. I honestly miss reading this book it’s definately the best book or not in my top 5. Movie is great but this goes into more detail an... READ MORE
zaira cantara
The Green Mile
Stephen King at his finest!
Oh my giddy aunt! Every sentence, every page, every chapter just as moving, as captivating, as tear jerking as the 1999 film of the same name starring To... READ MORE
Felicity Grace Terry
The Green Mile
Must read!
Loved the film , book is amazing, draws you in from the start first of many kings books!
Drew Simmons