The book

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    walrus_8463

    [1]Apr 3, 2006
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    This miniseries is based on the Stephen King book of the same name. Has anyone read this book? I would like some response. Thanks.
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    walrus_8463

    [2]May 23, 2006
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    I have just read the first story in this book. It is called "Dolan's Cadillac." It is about a schoolteacher who carefully plots revenge against his wife's killer. It shows what obsession can do to a person.
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    ramartin25

    [3]May 25, 2006
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    Actually the stories are from three books. The Autopsy Room Four and The Road Virus Roads North are from the newest short story book Everythings Eventual. Battleground is from the older Night Shift. All the other stories are from Nightmare and Dreamscapes. N&D is the best of the series I think. Crouch End, End of the Whole Mess, and You KNow They Have a Hell of a Band are pretty good. They are a lot of good stories. The Ten O'Clock People is pretty creepy and so is the House on Maple Street. Sorry Right Number is sad. I don't want to ruin any of the stories, but there are vampires, monsters, aliens, just naturally weird stuff.
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    gbtwins

    [4]May 29, 2006
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     I really liked the book, but it's been too long since I read it, so I really need to read it again now, before watching the series
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    chrismart83

    [5]Jun 4, 2006
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    i enjoyed the book, although i think night shift is kings best collection. "you know they got a hell of a band" and "crouch end" are my favourites.
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    mhalver

    [6]Jul 11, 2006
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    ramartin25 wrote:
    Actually the stories are from three books. The Autopsy Room Four and The Road Virus Roads North are from the newest short story book Everythings Eventual. Battleground is from the older Night Shift. All the other stories are from Nightmare and Dreamscapes. N&D is the best of the series I think. Crouch End, End of the Whole Mess, and You KNow They Have a Hell of a Band are pretty good. They are a lot of good stories. The Ten O'Clock People is pretty creepy and so is the House on Maple Street. Sorry Right Number is sad. I don't want to ruin any of the stories, but there are vampires, monsters, aliens, just naturally weird stuff.


    Thanks for posting that. I wasn't sure where they all came from as only half are from NAD.
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    dh4645

    [7]Jul 13, 2006
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    i cant remember if i read any of these...
    oh well, i'll just watch em anyway
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    Ppunkinseed

    [8]Jul 13, 2006
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    If you have to read just one book first, read Night Shift. It's the best of his short stories and I have been reading King for eons. You'll love them.
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    chrismart83

    [9]Jul 21, 2006
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    i agree, i think night shift is King's strongest collection.
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    dudius399

    [10]Jul 31, 2006
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    Hmm.... I wonder how they're going to show what happens at the end of Autopsy Room?

    Anyone who's read the story will know what I mean

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    ramartin25

    [11]Aug 2, 2006
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    I have read in Fangoria that TNT is going to have it happen like the book. It will be done tastefully, I read. I don't want to give anything away to anyone that hasn't read the book.
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    goa103

    [12]Jul 26, 2007
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    chrismart83 wrote:
    i enjoyed the book, although i think night shift is kings best collection.


    It's the only short story collection I have read from King but I strongly recommend it. Jerusalem's Lot, Battleground, Trucks, Children of the Corn… A true classic.
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    siftybastard

    [13]Sep 18, 2007
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    Mr King is a master of his craft, and is especially good at short stories. I personally enjoyed Nightmares and Dreamscapes the most, but will happily reccomend any fan of this show to read EVERY short story compilation that Stephen King has, and will release. There will be a few gems in each, I'm sure.
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