The Shining

  • by Stephen King
  • Narrated by Campbell Scott
  • 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Danny is only five years old, but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner', aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, Danny's visions grow out of control. As winter closes in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seems to develop a life of its own. It is meant to be empty. So who is the lady in Room 217, and who are the masked guests going up and down in the elevator? And why do the hedges shaped like animals seem so alive? Somewhere, somehow, there is an evil force in the hotel - and that, too, is beginning to shine….

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What the Critics Say

"Obviously a masterpiece, probably the best supernatural novel in a hundred years.'' (Peter Straub)

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One of the 1000 best books to read before you die!

This is a wonderful book that is exquisitely well scripted and definitely worth a read!
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Great narration

Story much better than film as usual. Great narration makes the book compelling to listen to.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-02-2012
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton