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Full Dark, No Stars: Stories de Stephen King
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Full Dark, No Stars: Stories (edição: 2011)

de Stephen King (Autor)

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Prolific author Stephen King presents a collection of four new novellas. In the story 1922, a man plunges into the depths of madness when his wife attempts to sell off the family home. A mystery writer, who was beaten and raped while driving home from her book club, plots her revenge in Big Driver. Diagnosed with a deadly cancer, a man makes a deal with the devil in Fair Extension. And in A Good Marriage, a woman discovers her husband's darker side while he is away on a business trip.… (mais)
Membro:ShannonYoung
Título:Full Dark, No Stars: Stories
Autores:Stephen King (Autor)
Informação:Pocket Books (2011), Edition: Reprint, 576 pages
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Full Dark, No Stars de Stephen King

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    Ghosts and Grisly Things de Ramsey Campbell (BookshelfMonstrosity)
    BookshelfMonstrosity: Ordinary people and atmospheres thick with menace characterize 'Ghosts and grisly things' and 'Full dark, no stars.' These stories range from the supernatural to the psychological thriller, exploring themes of revenge and murder, leavened with occasional dark humor.… (mais)
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    The Museum of Dr. Moses: Tales of Mystery and Suspense de Joyce Carol Oates (BookshelfMonstrosity)
    BookshelfMonstrosity: The darkness of the human heart is the territory explored in 'The museum of Dr. Moses' and 'Full dark, no stars.' Guilt, revenge, troubled marriages, and the family life of serial killers are some of the subjects in these story collections.… (mais)
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I've never been the biggest fan of Stephen King's novels - the paranormal never quite meshes for me with his hyper-realistic violence. But I love short stories, so figured why not.

2.8 average, rounded down just cause.
"1922" - 2 stars
Not very scary, too long, and predictable.

"Big Driver" - 3 stars
Started out predictable but then became crazier.

"Fair Extension" - 3 stars
Great viewpoint from a greedy, amoral man.

"A Good Marriage" - 4 stars
Predictable, again, but with real emotion and turmoil behind it. I might watch the movie.

"Under the Weather" - 2 stars
Super predictable.

Overall, not too impressed. ( )
  Elna_McIntosh | Sep 29, 2021 |
King is a master of the novella format, and this collection is no exception. "Full Dark" is right - this book is full of the darkness of ordinary people, and demonstrates that even those who generally walk in the light can be driven to call on their own dark side when faced with the horror that humans are capable of creating. This is a horrifically beautiful collection of work that reminds his fans that the master is still going strong.
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  Mahnogard | Aug 28, 2021 |
This was a wonderful set of short stories. By far my favorite was the last story "A Good Marriage" but a very close runner up was "1922". While reading King I often wonder how close his perception of mental illness is. If it is close how did he develop it?

If you are a fan of King's you will not be disappointed with this book. ( )
  Drunken-Otter | Aug 20, 2021 |
this is a really dark (no surprise there, it's in the title) collection of 4 novellas that is definitely above average, even for stephen king. two of them are some of his best, one is quite good, and the other is just fine. all of them are really well written. even the afterword at the end is interesting, where he talks about what stories and writing mean and are for, for him. this is a very good collection, likely his best.

-- 1922: a pretty good story about the consequences of a bad deed and how doing a bad thing can haunt you. and how knowing that deed is bad but doing it anyway for a "good reason" can turn that good reason right around into your downfall. maybe it's also about how essentially good people get driven totally crazy by doing evil. (or maybe you can't be essentially good if you've chosen that evil path.) 3.25 stars

-- big driver: this is one of the best of his short stories (although it crosses 100 pages) that he's written. it's nearly perfect. he mentions douching maybe halfway through which felt like a slight misstep and nothing else even approached a stumble until the end. i'm not sure if i like the end or not, if i feel like it's believable or not, but for sure it works. technically (not that i know about technically, but it sure seems this way) this seems flawless. the flow, the tension, the commentary. it's all spot on. i was so impressed with this. instead of the more common question of how much can you really know someone else, this one asks how much can you really know yourself.

this quote might be the essence of the stephen king oeuvre: "When it came to the dark fuckery of the human heart, there seemed to be no limit."

"How many unsuspected selves could a person have, hiding deep inside?"

5 stars

-- fair extension: this one was kind of meh for me. the writing is good, of course, but the devilish destruction of absolutely everything in tom's life became more than ridiculous. (gracie losing her teeth, etc.) it was too much for me, but i'm sure he meant it in this light. still, while i didn't like the way he took this, i did really like the writing. the idea is, of course, a take on the very common story of selling your soul to the devil. in king's version, though, the person who makes the sale doesn't end up regretting it at all, which is a new twist. and it was certainly a surprise who he chose to turn the evil toward. 2.5 stars

-- a good marriage: this is another excellent story, probably also one of his best. it's so well done and well thought out. i love the thought experiment in this one, and the execution. in a parallel question to the one in big driver, this one asks the more standard question of how well can you really know someone else. but the secret the husband is hiding is pretty surprising, and it's a great question - how would someone handle learning this about their spouse? interesting and really well done. like in big driver, i'm not 100% sure the ending works for me (would the detective really know what she did? i do believe he might have let her off for it, but i'm not sure he would have known she killed him.) But everything else does. 5 stars

-- afterword: it's interesting to me that he says that he's not interested in writing a story that makes a reader think as they're reading. he wants more of an emotional, visceral reaction. but so many of his stories really do make a reader (or at least this reader) think. i mean, i also see what he's saying, because sometimes his stuff is just about accelerating through the pages with your heart pounding, and i can appreciate more that that is his intention, knowing this. but he short changes himself if he doesn't think his stories have a lot of profundity in them. he also says that he is less interested in literary fiction, which features extraordinary people in ordinary situations, in favor of stories featuring ordinary people in extraordinary situations. i would probably characterize literary fiction differently, as ordinary people in ordinary situations, but i guess that doesn't really matter. but i do think he's wrong about his readers not thinking about the meaning while they're reading his books. it's one of his great strengths, i think. that he writes these great stories and plots while also asking these questions that make you think. ( )
  overlycriticalelisa | May 2, 2021 |
1922 - 3.75*
This story follows a father and son who conspire to kill their wife/mother when she suggests a divorce and to sell the land they live on. While I enjoyed the craziness of the story, I didn't feel as though I could connect with the characters as well. The reason for killing the wife didn't feel very solid and while I could sympathize with their plight, parts of the story felt a little drawn out like many Stephen King books end up feeling to me which ultimately led to this being given 3.75 stars.

Big Driver - 5*
This short story follows a woman who is raped and left for dead but who survives. We follow her as she tries to figure out why this has happened to her. This story felt very concise and had just the right amount of detail to make it eerie and crazy. This is the kind of story that I dread would happening to me which made it all the more impactful. I could sympathize with the main character and wanted her to not only survive but also continue to be successful in some capacity. While I think this did in some ways generalize what rapists are like (look like and act like), it is my greatest fear that I would be raped and no one would understand or even believe me so this felt very real and appropriately scary at times.

Fair Extension - 3.5*
This story follows a man who has cancer who ends up essentially trading his crappy life for another person's good life. This was an interesting take on "selling your soul to the devil" except his soul doesn't actually get taken. The characters in this story aren't especially likeable but I liked the plot and for the most part it moved quickly. There were some spots where I found my mind wandering while listening but all together this was an alright story.

A Good Marriage - 5*
This story follows a wife and husband who have a good marriage. At some point, though, the wife finds something that suggests that everything is not what it would originally seem. She has to figure out what to do with the information she finds out. I seem to do better with the short stories/novellas which feature a woman in Stephen King's writing. I enjoyed witnessing what Darcy thought and went through in this story and this story definitely got me thinking about what I might do in the same situation. ( )
  courty4189 | Mar 24, 2021 |
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Mr. King’s “Full Dark, No Stars” has a lot of straight-up horror. The sheer size of its rodent population is enough to stamp it with the horror label. But it will serve as a page turner even for the reader who is aghast at some of the whisker-twitching particulars.
 

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Prolific author Stephen King presents a collection of four new novellas. In the story 1922, a man plunges into the depths of madness when his wife attempts to sell off the family home. A mystery writer, who was beaten and raped while driving home from her book club, plots her revenge in Big Driver. Diagnosed with a deadly cancer, a man makes a deal with the devil in Fair Extension. And in A Good Marriage, a woman discovers her husband's darker side while he is away on a business trip.

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