Under the Dome

Author(s): Stephen King


Celebrated storyteller Stephen King returns to his roots in this tour de force featuring more than 100 characters - some heroic, some diabolical - and a supernatural element as baffling and chilling as any he's ever conjured. On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as 'the dome' comes down on it, people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. Dale Barbara, Iraq vet, teams up with a few intrepid citizens against the town's corrupt politician. But time, under the dome, is running out...UNDER THE DOME is King at his epic best and will capture a brand new readership as well as thrilling his existing fans.


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'Spooky, mysterious, gripping and satisfyingly scary' -- Daily Telegraph on JUST AFTER SUNSET 'King has the ability to capture the reader's imagination from the first page' -- Sun on JUST AFTER SUNSET 'His most accomplished work: 13 beautifully turned tales, no two of which are alike' -- Daily Express on JUST AFTER SUNSET

Stephen King has written some forty books and novellas including The Stand, Bag of Bones, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft and, most recently, Just After Sunset. Many of his stories have been turned into classic films including Misery, Stand By Me and The Shawshank Redemption. He is winner of America's prestigious National Book Award and was voted Grand Master in the 2007 Edgar Allen Poe awards. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA.

General Fields

  • : 9780340992579
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : 1.14
  • : October 2009
  • : 233mm X 153mm X 53mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stephen King
  • : Paperback
  • : Airside ed
  • : 813/.54
  • : good
  • : 896
  • : Modern fiction