Needful Things (The Last Castle Rock Story)

By: King, Stephen

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001794: First Printing (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Review: "With the "Last Castle Rock Story" King bids a magnificent farewell to the fictional Maine town where much of his previous work has been set. Of grand proportion, the novel ranks with King's best, in both plot and characterization. A new store, Needful Things, opens in town, and its proprietor, Leland Gaunt, offers seemingly unbeatable (read: Faustian) bargains to Castle Rock's troubled citizens. Among them are Polly Chalmers, lonely seamstress whose arthritis is only one of the physical and psychic pains she must bear; Brian Rusk, the 11-year-old boy whose mother is not precisely attentive; and Alan Pangborn, the new sheriff whose wife and son have recently died. These are only three of the half-dozen or so brilliantly drawn people met in the novel's one-month time span. As the dreams of each strikingly memorable character, major and minor, inexorably turn to nightmare, individuals and soon the community are overwhelmed, while the precise nature of Gaunt's evil thrillingly stays just out of focus. King, like Leland Gaunt, knows just what his customers want. 1.5 million first printing; BOMC main selection. ": 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 690 pages

Title: Needful Things (The Last Castle Rock Story)

Author Name: King, Stephen

Illustrator: Illustrated by Bill Russell

Categories: General,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Press - The Penguin Group: 1991

ISBN Number: 0670839531

ISBN Number 13: 9780670839537

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket

Store ID: 001794

Keywords: Fiction Horror Gaunt Leland