About the Book: The Shining One of the true classics of horror fiction, The Shining is regarded as one of Stephen Kings masterpieces. Now with an exclusive extract from Stephen Kings forthcoming novel Doctor Sleep. 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, Dannys 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 ... About the Author: Stephen King Stephen King has written some forty books and novellas, including Carrie, The Stand and Rita Hayworth and Shaw Shank Redemption (from the collection Different Seasons), Bag of Bones, on Writing and most recently Cell, Liseys Story and Duma Key. He wrote several novels under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman, including Blaze (June 2007). He won Americas prestigious National Book Award and was voted Grand Master in the 2007 Edgar Allen Poe awards. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA.