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Test Hardcover – 5 May 2006

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  • Hardcover: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Test (5 May 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0340898933
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340898932
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 4.6 x 24 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 998 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews

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A wondrous novel of marriage, a love story steeped in strength and tenderness, and cast with the most vivid, touching and believable characters in recent literature . . . A dazzling novel that you'll thank yourself for reading long after the final page is turned. (Nicholas Sparks, author of THE NOTEBOOK)

What he gives us here is a powerful picture of older women supporting each other in grief and danger. Lisey and his sisters are some of his most successful female characters (Time Out)

Described as his most autobiographical yet, this tale is classic Stephen King territory of the supernatural and the normal, of magic and bleak reality, all concocted with an alchemy that fizzles and bubbles (Sunday Express)

Accomplished . . . unputdownable . . . his mesmerising best (Observer on BAG OF BONES)

An incredibly gifted storyteller (Guardian)

King is the greatest popular novelist of our day,comparable to Dickens - and one of the reasons for his preeminence is that (like Dickens) he keeps his readers with him all the time...Because, as bool after bool goes boom, and Lisey gets further and further back into the past, this turns out to be a consummate, compassionate novel - one of King's very best...A very gradual, but very gripping plot...meticulously constructed. This one, you feel, really means something to the author...King doesn't get compared to Henry James very often. But... (Guardian)

LISEY'S STORY is up there with his finest...Please don't ever give up writing, Stephen King (Evening Standard)

LISEY'S STORY is a big fat onion of a book, a story which veers far from the classic three act structure and instead has story-layer-upn-story-layer peeled away over the course of its narrative. 'The depth of his (King's) insight into all of us, good and bad, happy or sad, is what has kept him at the top of his game for so very long. And long may it continue (SFRevu)

This story really shines (London Lite)

What, then, is Lisey's Story all about? Well, it is harder to approach than much of his vast output, but is well worth the effort for its glimpse into the soul - and perhaps the nightmares - of the man himself. ... a dark and thinly camouflaged writer's testament to love and life. And the dark side. (The Times)

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The outstanding new novel from Number One bestselling author Stephen King

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