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The bazaar of bad dreams: Stories

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Grouping Titlebazaar of bad dreams
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auth_author2Baker, Dylan
Bloom, Brooke
Chalfant, Kathleen, 1945-
Davis, Hope, 1967-
Fontana, Santino
Friedman, Peter, 1949-
Graham, Holter
Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014
King, Stephen, 1947-
Patton, Will
authorStephen King
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display_descriptionIncludes the story "Premium Harmony"—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine

The masterful #1 New York Times bestselling story collection from O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King that includes twenty-one iconic stories with accompanying autobiographical comments on when, why and how he came to write (or rewrite) each one.
For more than thirty-five years, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short fiction. In this new collection he introduces each story with a passage about its origins or his motivations for writing it.

As Entertainment Weekly said about this collection: "Bazaar of Bad Dreams is bursting with classic King terror, but what we love most are the thoughtful introductions he gives to each tale that explain what was going on in his life as he wrote it."

There are thrilling connections between stories; themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. In "Afterlife," a man who died of colon cancer keeps reliving the same life, repeating his mistakes over and over again. Several stories feature characters at the end of life, revisiting their crimes and misdemeanors. Others address what happens when someone discovers that he has supernatural powers—the columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries in "Obits;" the old judge in "The Dune" who, as a boy, canoed to a deserted island and saw names written in the sand, people who then died in freak accidents. In "Morality," King looks at how a marriage and two lives fall apart after the wife and husband enter into what seems, at first, a devil's pact they can win.

"I made these stories especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."

Stories include:
-Mile 81
-Premium Harmony
-Batman and Robin Have an Altercation
-The Dune
-Bad Little Kid
-A Death
-The Bone Church
-Herman Wouk Is Still Alive
-Under the Weather
-Blockade Billy
-Mister Yummy
-The Little Green God of Agony
-Cookie Jar
-That Bus Is Another World
-Drunken Fireworks
-Summer Thunder
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ils:702705BookBooksFirst Scribner hardcover edition.EnglishScribner, 2015.ix, 495 pages ; 25 cm
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Horror fiction
Short stories
Short stories, American
Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
title_displayThe bazaar of bad dreams
title_fullThe Bazaar of Bad Dreams Stories
The bazaar of bad dreams / Stephen King
The bazaar of bad dreams [sound recording] : stories / Stephen King
title_shortThe bazaar of bad dreams
Short Stories
Short stories, American