A solitary finger pokes out of a drain. Novelty teeth turn predatory. Flies settle and die on an old pair of sneakers in New York. The Nevada desert swallows a Cadillac.
Stephen King’s wild imagination is richly demonstrated in the short stories collected together in Nightmares & Dreamscapes, from tales of the macabre and monstrous to brilliant pastiches of Raymond Chandler and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as a heartfelt piece of non-fiction on Little League baseball that first appeared in The New Yorker.
‘Hold on tight . . . and believe’
As I walked through the quiet twilight streets of the little Scottish fishing town in which I live, I unexpectedly came across two figures lounging on a pair of deckchairs. One was dressed in dark...Read more