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THE SHINING

by | Read by Campbell Scott

Horror • 16 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1977

Little Danny Torrence can read thoughts, and the stories in his father's mind scare him nearly to death. Stephen King's 1977 classic follows Danny's family through a terrifying winter as they care for a deserted Colorado hotel whose history is anything but bucolic. Campbell Scott brings a refreshing perspective to the spooky story. Understated, yet fully engaged, he changes point of view between Danny and his parents, leading the listener effortlessly. Scott colors the secondary characters with slight shades of regional accents, bringing them to life without overperforming them. His detached, choppy rendering of horrors from the hotel's past contrasts with his effusive illustration of its present, wringing every drop of terror from both. R.L.L. 2006 Audie Award Finalist © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 06]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2005

CS ISBN 0743536991 $49.95 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 0743537009 $49.95 • Fourteen CDs

DD ISBN 0743551656 $29.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2005

CS ISBN 1402593856 $94.75 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 1402593872 $119.75 • Fourteen CDs

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