30. January 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Fiction, Janet · Tags:

Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King, 368 pages, read by Janet, on 01/24/2012

Full Dark No StarsFour stories by Stephen King about ordinary people in extraordinary situations, trying to do the right thing.  “1922” tells of a man whose wife wanted to sell the family homestead and move to Omaha.  Their disagreement led to a gruesome end.  “Big Driver” is about a lady mystery writer who had a flat tire on a country road “shortcut” after giving a program and was violently assulted by the driver of a truck.  She was left for dead.  The story tells of her revenge and learning about her inside self.  “Fair Extension” tells the tale of a man with cancer who makes a deal with the devil.  Both good and bad things developed.  “A Good Marriage” shows how even a happily married couple have secrets from each other – even murder.

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