A Rare Proof For The Stephen King Collector
Cemetery Dance Publications 2013. Stephen King "Doctor Sleep" Advance Review Copy - Not For Sale. "First Limited Edition Printing" as stated on the copyright page. Deluxe oversized limited edition proof that has now become increasingly scarce. 527 pages. Unread softcover book with a square and tight spine. The corners are sharp and the page edges are clean and not marked.
State: Advance Review Copy, "Fireface" with Yellow Bar at Top and Doctor Sleep in blue
About Doctor Sleep
Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless, mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.
Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel, where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father's legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant shining power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes "Doctor Sleep."
Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan's own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra's soul and survival. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of devoted readers of The Shining and satisfy anyone new to this icon in the King canon.
About The Author
Vincent Chong is an award-winning freelance illustrator and designer living in the UK. He has worked for clients around the world on projects ranging from book cover designs to website art, and has illustrated the works of renowned authors such as Stephen King and Ray Bradbury. In 2010 he released his first art book, Altered Visions: The Art of Vincent Chong. Vincent has also received the British Fantasy Award for 'Best Artist' on multiple occasions and has been shortlisted for the World Fantasy and BSFA Awards for "Best Artist". You can learn more about Vincent at www.vincentchong-art.co.uk and vincentchongart.wordpress.com.
Erin S. Wells grew up on a farm in southwestern Wisconsin, surrounded by corn fields, creeks and wooded hills. She earned a B.A. degree from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and an M.F.A. from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Erin now lives happily with her husband amongst the redwoods in California's Santa Cruz Mountains, and works as an illustrator and fine artist.
- Cemetery Dance Publications (2013)
- ARC Advance Review Copy
- Vincent Chong, Erin S. Wells
- 10" x 7" x 1"
- Stephen King