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It by Stephen King

Welcome to Derry, Maine ...

It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real ...

They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But none of them can withstand the force that has drawn them back to Derry to face the nightmare without an end, and the evil without a name.
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it by stephen king // book review

Brazilian Illustrator Reimagines Famous Love Songs As Creepy Book Covers By Stephen King

Misery is an American psychological horror thriller novel written by Stephen King and first published by Viking Press in The novel's narrative is based on the relationship of its two main characters — the popular writer Paul Sheldon and his psychotic fan Annie Wilkes. When Paul is seriously injured following a car accident, former nurse Annie brings him to her home, where Paul receives treatment and doses of pain medication. Gradually, Paul realizes that he is a prisoner and is forced to indulge his captor's whims. The novel's title carries separate meanings; it is the name carried by the central heroine of Paul's book series, and King described such a state of emotion during the novel's writing.

Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. Brazilian graphic designer and illustrator Butcher Billy got the idea of turning famous love hits into book covers of horror master Stephen King. The concept is to look at the dark side of love by the vision of pop culture, bringing aspects of its classic stories to play the true meaning of the songs - this can be completely subverted or stressed strangeness, while paying tribute to the vintage design of the original covers," Butcher writes on his Behance. More info: Facebook. Butcher Billy Report.

Bloody Disgusting!

We Finally Understand The Entire It Story

Since the books publication King's story has been adapted several times for TV and film. In , Andy Muschietti directed the film adaptation , and it's sequel, Chapter Two , in IT follows the story of seven preteen children from the fictional town of Derry, Maine who are stalked and terrorized by an evil supernatural entity they only know as " IT. One of ITs favorite disguises is the appearance of a circus clown called Pennywise. The novel consistently alternates between two time periods, to interweaving the story of the children and the adults that they will eventually grow into. Common King themes are woven throughout the novel, including the notion of the power of memory, traumas experienced in childhood and their effect in later life, a small town with dark secrets, and triumphing over evil through trust, love, bravery and sacrifice.

In Flint City, Oklahoma, police detective Ralph Anderson arrests popular teacher and Little League Baseball coach Terry Maitland in front of a crowd of baseball spectators, charging him with raping, mutilating, and killing an year-old boy. The town quickly turns against Maitland. Maitland insists he is innocent, and hires his friend and lawyer, Howie Gold, to assist him, but Anderson has eyewitnesses and clear physical evidence DNA and fingerprints of his guilt. In the meantime, eager reporters harass Terry's wife, Marcy, and his two daughters, Sarah and Grace. The District Attorney, Bill Samuels, tells Anderson to break Maitland's alibi in order to make this an open-and-shut case. Anderson discovers, however, that multiple eyewitnesses confirm Maitland was out of town when the murder occurred, at a writer's conference in a neighboring town.

I make no apologies for amassing such a large collection of clown illustrations. You have been warned. I actually paid money to purchase the trade paperback edition shown here, even though I already owned three separate editions at the time, because that is just the most shiver-inducing cover I could possibly imagine. And on the opposite end of the spectrum, we have covers with a lot going on. The first cover listed here is especially detailed because it also includes both black and white and full color illustrations inside, courtesy of Cemetery Dance Publishers who released a limited anniversary edition of this book in And they managed to do this without a single clown on there! L-R: Kindle edition, German translation, paperback, Russian translation, Spanish translation, hardcover.

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