Macabre.

by Stephen Laws

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 440 Downloads: 534
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The Physical Object
Pagination440 p.
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22132163M
ISBN 100450606902
OCLC/WorldCa31786486

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I was in a bookstore in Bangor, Maine looking at all the foreign editions of this book when a teenager mumbled that Danse Macabre is Stephen King's worst book. I beg to differ.

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Danse Macabre is the finest and least known book that King has written. (Evidenced by the 12 lonely reviews in this section.) Do not look for gore; you will not find it.

In Danse Macabre you will the educated side of a popular fiction writer. He still has stories to tell, but does so with the organized dicipline of a non-fiction by: 6.