Sleeping Beauties

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Book Title

Sleeping Beauties

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Publisher

Scribner

ISBN

150116340X

Language

English

Pages

720

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Book Review: Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King, Owen King

Sleeping Beauties is Stephen King and Owen King’s first book together. Stephen King has collaborated with his son to write one of the most awaited novels of the year.  This 720-page long novel, Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King, is set to release in September 2017. Recently, movie adaption of Stephen King’s It was released, there are fair chances we will see a Sleeping Beauties film adaption pretty soon.

 

The Story: Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King & Owen King

Sleeping Beauties is the story is based on the concept that how this world would be without the presence of women in it.  The mere thought of it could be horrifying, and because Stephen King has written Sleeping Beauties, the book is totally riveting.

The novel is set in a small Appalachian town where the majority of people work in a women’s prison. The story of Sleeping Beauties starts when some weird thing happens to all the women when they sleep. They get shrouded into cocoon-like gauze. And when they are awakened or the gauze is disturbed, the women become fiercely violent and dreadful. Their real selves are actually transported to some other place. Consequently, all the men are left abandoned in our world.

The main character of the Sleeping Beauties is Evie, a mysterious lady who is immune to this eerie sleeping disease. Through this wildly provocative and constant read,  Whether Evie is a medical anomaly or a demon who is a danger to all the men in the world is what ‘Sleeping Beauties’ by Stephen King & Owen King is all about.

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This is a pre-release review of Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King and it will be updated after the release of the book. The release date of Sleeping Beauties is 26 Sep 2017. Meanwhile, You can pre-order your copy on Amazon.

About the Author: Stephen King, Owen King

Stephen King, 69-year-old, is a bestselling American author of Horror. Born in Portland, He completed his studies from Maine University and used to write for the university newspaper. His first novel, Carrie, was published in 1973. He has written more than 50 books and many of them have been adapted as films. His most popular books include The Dark Tower series, The Bill Hodges Trilogy, It and Shawshank Redemption.

Stephen King has won many literary awards and named as the most awarded novelist of the century and also regarded as the King of Dark of Horror. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

Owen King is the son of  Stephen King and the author of Double Feature: A Novel. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in publications such as Fairy Tale Review, Grantland, the Los Angeles Review of Books, One Story, and Prairie Schooner. He is married to the novelist Kelly Braffet.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. I wanted very much to like this book, but FFS, King, I get it. I don’t care about his politics, and I don’t read his books to read about them. If I wanted to be slapped in the face with yet more politics, I wouldn’t be reading fiction novels to get away from them! I had such high hopes, and the book just left me p1ssed off. I regret the time it took to read it.

  2. @Lee – I haven’t realized this was about politics. What do you mean? I think the base idea was very interesting, the inequality between sexes is still present and we men should really change our ways in many cases. I guess SK is old enough to know all the ugly stuff men do to women (as well as the ones women do to men)… 🙁 I was happy to see a fiction story that has a moral – nowadays everything is only about the action, without the intention to make things better (e.g. revenge movies, made simply to help let off frustration). IMO it was a very good book and I finished it off in a few days. I wouldn’t be surprised to see it on Netflix soon…

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