Gerald's Game by Stephen King

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A different kind of bedtime story from Stephen King, as a game of seduction between a husband and wife ends in death. But the nightmare has only just begun...
 

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. Joe Hill is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Heart-Shaped Box and Horns and writes an ongoing comic book series, Locke & Key. He makes lots of noise on Twitter under the handle @joe_hill.
 
Published July 1, 1993 by Signet. 436 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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It takes the moat tightly controlled writing King's ever done to find out, but soon even the thirst pales beside the guilt-gargoyles that Jessie's mind begins to throw up, all pointing at the sun-eclipsed day so long ago when she became much more to Daddy than just his little girl.

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Examiner

Jessie and Gerald have a game that they play, although the game is no longer fun for Jessie.

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Examiner

Everyone knows Stephen King is the master of the horror novel.

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Entertainment Weekly

GERALD'S GAME Stephen King (Signet, $6.99, first published in 1992) There are two Stephen Kings at work in Gerald's Game, and one of them is in rip-roaring form.

Jul 16 1993 | Read Full Review of Gerald's Game

Entertainment Weekly

And the book's stick-on feminism — Jessie believes that men are ''not so much gifted with penises as cursed with them'' — is only slightly more persuasive.

Jul 31 1992 | Read Full Review of Gerald's Game

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