The Shining (The Shining #1) - Stephen King 8.22   162

The Overlook Hotel claimed the most beautfiul physical setting of any resort in the world; but Jack Torrance, the new winter caretaker, with his wife, Wendy and their five-year-old son Danny, saw much more than its splendor.

Jack saw the Overlook as an opportunity, a desperate way back from failure and despair; Wendy saw this lonely sanctuary as a frail chance to preserve their family; and Danny? ...Danny, who was blessed or cursed with a shining, precognitive gift, saw visions hideously beyond the comprehension of a small boy. He sensed the evil coiled within the Overlook's one hundred and ten empty rooms; an evil that was waiting just for them.

The Shining, by Stephen King, the undisputed master of the modern horror story.

Category: Horror

Release date 1977

Details updated August 22, 2021

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The Shining :: Series

Series contains 2 primary works and has 2 total works.

The Shining (The Shining #1) 8.22   162
Doctor Sleep (The Shining #2) 7.38   44

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