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Overview

Stephen King reads three of his classic short stories, including "1408," now a feature film!

Enter a nightmarish mindscape of unrelenting horror and shocking revelations as the greatest storyteller of our time takes us inside a world of yearning and paranoia, isolation and addiction. It is the world of the smoker.

Stephen King's audio original story collection, Blood and Smoke, features the tale "1408," now a Dimension Films motion picture starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson.

Also inside are "In the Deathroom" and "Lunch at the Gotham Café," both horrific tales of withdrawl, desperation, and unfiltered suspense.
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King has become the most innovative of authors when it comes to the publishing format of his books. In Blood and Smoke, he offers three short horror stories, loosely tied by the theme of cigarettes and smoking, exclusively in audio. The worlds he creates in "Lunch at the Gotham Caf ," "1408," and "In the Deathroom" are vivid and chillingly surreal. King himself delivers the reading, which showcases to near perfection his mammoth storytelling talents; the words themselves, plus their pace and inflection, and the use of sarcasm and humor are all his own. This will become a classic; essential for all fiction collections.--Kristen L. Smith, Loras Coll. Lib., Dubuque, IA Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780671046163
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
  • Publication date: 11/22/1999
  • Format: Cassette
  • Edition description: Abridged
  • Product dimensions: 4.48 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2000

    Entertaining stories for the car ride

    I am not much of a fan of audiobooks but this one is not too bad. The stories are entertaining and chilling also. '1408' is a great story, the best of the collection. The one bad thing I must say is that the CDs are not indexed at all. Each story has one track. Therefore, if you take the CD out and then put it back in, you have to hold the FF button to find where you left off (unless you remember to look at the timer on your CD player).

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2000

    Mostly Smoke

    Armistead Maupin recently said that he writes as if his story is going to be spoken. I can't honestly say that King does the same. His audio only work doesn't translate well to audio; I think that reading his type of writing adds a lot to the experience and that these stories would be the same. However, I think that King should think twice about reading his own work again. He is bad at women's voices and foreign accents, as well as having a somewhat whiney voice in general. In summary, the stories are good, but would be much better read than listened to.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 8, 2012

    I love Mr. King, but none of the three stories are scaring, not

    I love Mr. King, but none of the three stories are scaring, not even a bit. I must give a four rating because he does a good job at reading them. It probably explain why they're on audio only. Very good sound production, the only scary thing here.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2001

    Thoroughly King.

    Enter the Gotham Cafe, have lunch, experience what our protagonist in the first of three typically deep King stories is suffering. Steve Davis has quit smoking. Bad timing. His wife is asking for a divorce. They meet at the Gotham Cafe with his wife's lawyer for lunch to discuss terms. What follows is far worse than any craving for a cigarette or losing a wife can feel like. And a story you will not soon forget. In the second story, '1408', Mike Enslin is a writer whose books are about all the nights he has spent in supposedly 'haunted' houses, castles, graveyards. Now he is to spend the night in room 1408 of the Dolphin hotel. He doesn't believe anything different will happen to him here than what happened to him in all those other 'haunted' places, namely, nothing. But 'nothing' is far from what happens one dark night in room 1408 and Mike Enslin will not come out the same man who went into that room. In the third story 'In the Deathroom', Stephen King's talent for storytelling will have you believing that yes, you can feel the cold gray tile on the floor in this room, you can hear the steady hum of the torture machine, and you can smell the all pervasive odor of death that awaits a man named Fletcher, held captive here and being forced to tell all. In all three tales, told in Stephen King's own voice, the main character begins as one person, and ends up as quite another. All three men are changed profoundly, and all three men can link this change to smoking, or the cessation of. A brilliant trio of Stephen Kingness, you will at once find yourself grossed out at the Gotham Cafe, frightened to death in room 1408, and scared but hopeful in 'the Deathroom'.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2000

    Great for Keeping Down Road Rage!!!!!

    Great for those boring rides to work! Just listening to Stephen King narrate his own book was treat! I laughed my way to work with the first half of the first story & was happy to get back to it on the way home. The sound effects were an added 'perk' & the packaging of the tapes was a 'giggle' too. I will be buying more of Stephen King's audio books in the future!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2000

    Son of Jor-El, kneel before Zod!

    Three (3) absolutely CHILLING tales from the master of horror, ONLY available in this audio edition. But that's just the icing on the cake...the book is read by the author, Stevie King himself! Most reviewers probably focused on the content of the stories, but it is truly King's commanding voice that breathes the life into these assorted tales of horror. True, his lisp can be a tad annoying when he attempts to say words like 'Mississippi' and 'swiss cheese', but after 5 minutes, you'll be hooked. Steven's long-publicized battle with tourette's syndrome seems to be improving as his ticks and screams are barely audible. Personally, I think the yelps are an added element to the ghoulish tales. In the third story, 'Gloria Estefan is a drag queen', there is an undocumented cameo reader: Steven Hawking! His robo-voice is the Yin to King's girlish Yang. All in all, true Steven King and Bruce Willis fans MUST give these stories a listen.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2000

    The Review Above Mine Is FALSE!!!!

    This is one of the greatest collection of stories I have ever heared. My favorite is '1408' it is spine chilling and has a great ending. 'Lunch At The Gotham Cafe' is funnier rather than scary but it is a good story. 'In The Deathroom' is also very good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2000

    One of the Worse Book in Stephen Kings Career

    This book is not as good as people or reviews say. He has written many other great books. Most of the others are scarier and more thrilling.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2000

    Nobody smokes like King

    I enjoyed these audio treats, though I believe the first two were the strongest. King's narration gave them a personal touch and his flare for foreign accents is ... well, you'll have to decide for yourself. Many years from now, it will be nice to have King's voice preserved for posterity. So many of the great ones are not. A good listen.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2000

    Blood, Smoke and FEAR

    I thoroughly enjoyed this series on tape!! I was listening to it in my car on the way to work one night and actually jumped in my seat. The imagination, again, gets an incredible workout as with all of King's work.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2000

    Great fun!!

    This collection was very entertaining. Vintage Stephen King. '1408' scared the living daylights out of me! I had to turn it off because it was too dark in the house. Bravo!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2000

    What a wild ride!

    I've never used audio books before but this was great. The stories had thrills and chills. Vintage Stephen King, who ,just like fine wine gets better and better over time.

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