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Easton Press "The Dead Zone" Stephen King, Leather Bound Collector's Edition, Slipcased [Very Fine]
Easton Press The Dead Zone Stephen King Limited Edition


 
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A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. Tight binding. Unread book. No bookplates attached or indication of any removed. The gilded page edges are free of any marks, scratches, or blemishes.

  $250.00
 
Publisher: Easton Press (2004)
Binding: Full genuine leather
Edition: Limited Edition
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 1.5"

Stock Status:In Stock

Availability: Same Day Shipping
Product Code: SK230

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Norwalk, CT. Easton Press. Stephen King "The Dead Zone" 2004 Re-issue genuine black leather hardcover. 426 pps. Easton Press "Collector's Edition" illustrated by Jill Bauman. Collector's notes and unattached bookplate included. A unique leather bound edition, luxuriously bound in full genuine leather with 22 kt gold accents. Includes black matching "The Dead Zone" slipcase with gold lettering.

Book Description

In the St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost & Gothic Writers, Gary Westfahl predicts that "King has already earned himself a place in the history of literature.... At the very least, he will enjoy the status of a latter-day Anthony Trollope, an author respected for his popularity and social commentary.... More likely, he will be enshrined as the Charles Dickens of the late 20th century, the writer who perfectly reflected, encapsulated, and expressed the characteristic concerns of his era."

If any of King's novels exemplifies his skill at portraying the concerns of his generation, it's The Dead Zone (1979). Although it contains a horrific subplot about a serial killer, it isn't strictly a horror novel. It's the story of an unassuming high school teacher, an Everyman, who suffers a gap in time--like a Rip Van Winkle who blacks out during the years 1970-75--and thus becomes acutely conscious of the way that American society is rapidly changing. He wakes up as well with a gap in his brain, the "dead zone" of the title. The zone gives him crippling headaches, but also grants him second sight, a talent he doesn't want and is reluctant to use. The crux of the novel concerns whether he will use that talent to alter the course of history.

The Dead Zone is a tight, well-crafted book. When asked in 1983 which of his novels so far was "the best," Stephen King answered, "The one that I think works the best is Dead Zone. It's the one that [has] the most story." --Fiona Webster

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A treat to receive them September 28, 2012
Reviewer: Indranil Mukherjee from Canada  
I have been looking to purchase these books [Dead Zone, Sherlock Holmes, Exorcist, It, Misery] for a long time - most of them being rare books. It was indeed a treat to receive them in brand new condition. Veryfinebooks goes out of their way to help his customers in terms of both pre-sales and after-sales support. Doing business is sheer pleasure.
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I just love Stephen King... he is awesome! January 20, 2009
Reviewer: Shaun Melich from Johnson City, TN  

The service and sale was excellent. I received timely emails about my order and shipment of the book. The book came very well protected and i received it much sooner than anticipated. The book itself it terrific. I will definitely be back. Awesome job!

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