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The Bazaar of Bad Dreams (Paperback, 507 pg) Stephen King

The short story OBITS won the 2016 Edgar for best short story.

The No.1 bestselling author delivers an ‘outstanding’ (USA Today) collection of thrilling stories, introducing each one with a fascinating piece on when, where or how he came to write it. There is a treasure here for every reader: a man who keeps reliving exactly the same life, repeating his mistakes over and over again; a columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries; a poignant tale about the end of the human race and a firework competition between neighbours which reaches an explosive climax. And, exclusive to this paperback edition, a brand new story ‘Cookie Jar’. ‘I made them especially for you,’ says King. ‘Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth.’

TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS: Mile, Premium Harmony, Batman and Robin Have an Altercation, The Dune, Bad Little Kid, A Death, The Bone Church, Morality, Afterlife, Ur, Herman Wouk Is Still Alive, Under the Weather, Blockade Billy, Mister Yummy, Tommy, The Little Green God of Agony, That Bus Is Another World, Obits, Drunken Fireworks, Summer Thunder.

Stephen King

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The short story OBITS won the 2016 Edgar for best short story.

The No.1 bestselling author delivers an ‘outstanding’ (USA Today) collection of thrilling stories, introducing each one with a fascinating piece on when, where or how he came to write it. There is a treasure here for every reader: a man who keeps reliving exactly the same life, repeating his mistakes over and over again; a columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries; a poignant tale about the end of the human race and a firework competition between neighbours which reaches an explosive climax. And, exclusive to this paperback edition, a brand new story ‘Cookie Jar’. ‘I made them especially for you,’ says King. ‘Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth.’

TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS: Mile, Premium Harmony, Batman and Robin Have an Altercation, The Dune, Bad Little Kid, A Death, The Bone Church, Morality, Afterlife, Ur, Herman Wouk Is Still Alive, Under the Weather, Blockade Billy, Mister Yummy, Tommy, The Little Green God of Agony, That Bus Is Another World, Obits, Drunken Fireworks, Summer Thunder.