Viking Penguin 1990. Stephen King "Four Past Midnight". Signed first edition/first printing. Full number line as required on the copyright page, with "First published in 1990...". An original Fine/Fine hardcover book with dust-jacket. 768 pages.
Signed by King on the FFEP (First Free End Paper):
"For Lee Brown,
With best wishes,
ABOUT FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT
Four past Midnight is a collection of novellas by Stephen King. It is his second book of this type, the first one being Different Seasons. The collection won the Bram Stoker Award in 1990 for best collection and was nominated for a Locus Award in 1991.In the introduction, Stephen King says that, while a collection of four novellas like Different Seasons, this book is more strictly horror with elements of the supernatural.
Master of horror Stephen King has collected four chilling novellas here.
"Secret Window, Secret Garden," in which a writer confronts a deadly antagonist who claims the writer has stolen his work, was made into a 2004 film (simply called SECRET WINDOW) starring Johnny Depp.
"The Langoliers," about an airplane trapped in a fragment of time, was a 1995 TV miniseries with Patricia Wettig and Dean Stockwell.
"The Sun Dog" concerns a camera whose photos all show a frightening-looking dog.
"The Library Policeman" explores the dangerous consequences of allowing one's books to become overdue.
- Viking Penguin
- Hardcover with dust-jacket
- Signed First Edition
- 9" x 6" x 2