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Misery

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Misery is an American psychological horror thriller novel written by Stephen King and first published by Viking Press on June 8, 1987. The novel's narrative is based on the relationship of its two main characters -- the popular writer Paul Sheldon and his psychotic fan Annie Wilkes. When Paul is seriously injured following a car accident, former nurse Annie brings him to her home, where Paul receives treatment and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror tales
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King
ISBN: 0670813648 9780670813643 9780739476819 0739476815 0451169522 9780451169525 9780451230614 0451230612
OCLC Number: 14819562
Awards: Winner of Bram Stoker Awards (Novel) 1987
Description: 310 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Stephen King.

Abstract:

Misery is an American psychological horror thriller novel written by Stephen King and first published by Viking Press on June 8, 1987. The novel's narrative is based on the relationship of its two main characters -- the popular writer Paul Sheldon and his psychotic fan Annie Wilkes. When Paul is seriously injured following a car accident, former nurse Annie brings him to her home, where Paul receives treatment and doses of pain medication. Gradually, Paul realizes that he is a prisoner and is forced to indulge his captor's whims.
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