Thinner

Thinner

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by Stephen King
     
 

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Cross the master of horror with a fat man and a gypsy curse and you have one hell of a diet. Just watch the flesh burn away! See more details below

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Cross the master of horror with a fat man and a gypsy curse and you have one hell of a diet. Just watch the flesh burn away!

Editorial Reviews

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
''Thinner'' is very bad. It is not just bad because it overindulges Mr. King's mannerisms of employing brand-name and vernacular cliches. It is also bad because its story about a Connecticut lawyer forced by a gypsy's curse to lose weight endlessly is sloppily plotted and morally confused. . . . He has the instinct and the style and the God-given ability to tell a story. If he would only rid himself of the gimmicks - if he would only stop reaching for effects and take his instincts seriously - he could perhaps be considerably more than simply a certain type of writer. -- New York Times
From the Publisher
“Undeniable suspense.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“Pulsating with evil…will have you on the edge of your seat.”—Publishers Weekly

“Genuine chills.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Superbly crafted…extraordinary.”—Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816140213
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
04/28/1986
Pages:
438

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From the Publisher
“Undeniable suspense.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“Pulsating with evil…will have you on the edge of your seat.”—Publishers Weekly

“Genuine chills.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Superbly crafted…extraordinary.”—Booklist

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