Thorndike Press

If It Bleeds

  • Stephen King
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  • ISBN-10: 1432877550
  • ISBN-13: 9781432877552
  • DDC: SC
  • Shipping Weight: 1.65 lbs ( .75 kgs)
  • 624 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released May 2020
  • Simultaneous Publications

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A #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

From #1 New York Times bestselling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas — Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds — each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places.

The novella is a form King has returned to over and over again in the course of his amazing career, and many have been made into iconic films, including “The Body” (Stand By Me) and “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” (Shawshank Redemption). Like Four Past Midnight, Different Seasons, and most recently Full Dark, No Stars, If It Bleeds is a uniquely satisfying collection of longer short fiction by an incomparably gifted writer.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“Suspenseful and chilling . . . This set of novellas is thought-provoking, terrifying, and, at times, outright charming, showcasing King’s breadth as a master storyteller . . . a powerful addition to his megapopular oeuvre.”

— Booklist (starred)

“The four never-before-published novellas in this collection represent horror master King at his finest, using the weird and uncanny to riff on mortality, the price of creativity, and the unpredictable consequences of material attachments . . . profoundly moving . . . King clearly loves his characters, and the care with which he develops their personalities draws the reader ineluctably into their deeply unsettling experiences. This excellent collection delivers exactly the kind of bravura storytelling King’s readers expect.”

— Publishers Weekly (starred)

“The master returns.”

— Kirkus Reviews (starred)