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The Shining

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Stephen King

Narrated By: Campbell Scott

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: August 2012

Duration: 15 hours 53 minutes

Summary:

Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote . . . and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old.

"A master storyteller." -Los Angeles Times

"Scary! . . . Serves up horrors at a brisk, unflagging pace." -The New York Times

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  • David Grenfell

    A good book. Especially worthy of your time if you follow it with Doctor Sleep. This book is a bit long, but never minded it as an audiobook. While The Shining isn't quite a 4 star in my estimation, Doctor Sleep is a 4 . Not the World changing level of The Green Mile, but excellent anyway. Mr. King is still the master of bringing characters to life. Again, even more so in Doctor Sleep than in The Shining (which was more of a straight up, build the tension, horror story).

  • ronny smith

    great reading but reader spoke soft making it hard to hear the story

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