Needful Things

The Last Castle Rock Story

By Stephen King
(Signet, Mass Market Paperback, 9780451172815, 752pp.)

Publication Date: July 8, 1992

Other Editions of This Title: , Hardcover, Prebound

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A wonderful new store has opened in the little town of Castle Rock, Maine. Whatever your heart’s secret desire—sexual pleasure, wealth, power, or even more precious things—it’s for sale. And even though every item has a nerve-shattering price, the owner is always ready to make a bargain.

In this chilling novel by one of the most potent imaginations of our time, evil is on a shopping spree and out to scare you witless.

About the Author

Stephen King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. He has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit,” and is the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Praise For Needful Things

“King’s best…fast-paced, well-constructed…cleverly plotted.”—The Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Tremendous…wonderful…King in top form…one of his best.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Brilliant…magnificent…grand…ranks with King's best.”—Publishers Weekly

“Sharply realized…juicy…Every word King writes is worth reading…a read in the tradition of The Stand.”—Booklist

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