Dolores Claiborne

  • by Stephen King
  • Narrated by Frances Sternhagen
  • 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"An unforgettable, unflinching glimpse into a mind driven to murder" (San Francisco Chronicle) - the number-one national best seller from Stephen King about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her that tests her own will to survive.
Dolores Claiborne is suspected of killing Vera Donovan, her wealthy employer, and when the police question her, she tells the story of her life, harkening back to her disintegrating marriage and the suspicious death of her violent husband 30 years earlier. Dolores also tells of Vera's physical and mental decline and how she became emotionally demanding in recent years.
Given a voice as compelling as any in contemporary fiction, the strange intimacy between Dolores and Vera - and the link that binds them - unfolds in Dolores' account. Dolores Claiborne is "a literary triumph. The finest of King novels...a plot of enormous energy.... Read this book." (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Absolutely Fantastic!

This is a perfect audible. The story is compelling and nail biting at times. The performance by Francis Sternhagen is stunning. She is Dolores Claiborne. The Audio quality and small sound effects are great. You could hear a pin drop in the room.
You truly feel like one of the people in the room with her.
I highly recommend this book.
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- Matthew S. Hill

Hated @ 1st Then Loved

Threw me for a loop when it started out with Dolores being deposed. And that New England ugly. Then, it became Really interesting. I ended up liking the book very much and appreciated the creative in how it was told. Worth the credit
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- MK

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-01-2016
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio