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Description - Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place... The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain?Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women's prison, SLEEPING BEAUTIES is a wildly provocative, gloriously absorbing father/son collaboration between Stephen King and Owen King.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781473665200
ISBN-10: 1473665205
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 54mm)
Pages: 736
Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Mr Mercedes which won the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Novel and was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award, Revival, Finders Keepers and End of Watch. Many of his books have been turned into celebrated films and television series including Misery and The Shawshank Redemption. 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. Owen King is a graduate of Vassar College and the MFA program at the Columbia University School of the Arts, he is the author of the novel Double Feature, We're All in This Together: A Novella and Stories, and the co-editor of Who Can Save Us Now? Brand-New Superheroes and Their Amazing (Short) Stories. His writing has appeared in Grantland, One Story, The New York Times Book Review, Prairie Schooner, and Subtropics, among other publications. Owen has also taught creative writing at Columbia University and Fordham University. He is married to the novelist Kelly Braffet.

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