Skeleton Crew (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Stephen King

Signet Book, 9780451168610, 573pp.

Publication Date: June 3, 1986



Who could imagine...?
In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine....
A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction...a trip to the attic turns into a journey to hell...a woman driver finds a very scary shortcut to idyllic lake harbors a bottomless evil...and a desert island is the scene of the most terrifying struggle for survival ever waged.
Features the novella -The Mist---Now a major motion picture

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 Skeleton Crew

“Wonderfully gruesome…Don’t turn your back on this book.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Stephen King at his best.”—The Denver Post

“Wildly imaginative, delightfully diabolical…King once again proves to be the consummate storyteller.”—The Associated Press

“Stunning, ingenious…Stephen King at the very top of his talent.”—New York Daily News