Hardback The body / Stephen King.
Publication year: 2021
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781529379334 (pbk.) :
Originally published: as part of Different seasons. London: Macdonald, 1982.
King's classic story, adapted into the movie Stand By Me, now available for the first time from Hodder in standalone form, as part of their exciting Stephen King reissue programme for 2021. The No. 1 bestselling author Stephen King's timeless coming-of-age novella, The Body - set in Castle Rock and originally published in his 1982 short story collection Different Seasons, and adapted into the film classic Stand by Me - is now available as a stand-alone publication.We'd all listened to the Ray Brower story . . . he was a kid our age The small town of Castle Rock is tuning in to the news of a young boy who has gone missing from a nearby town.Gordie Lachance and his three friends set off along the railway tracks on a quest, determined to become famous by officially finding the boy's body. But their journey becomes a rite of passage, and as they cross the railway trestle and the tracks begin to hum, the boys encounter an intimation of their own mortality.Adapted into the 1986 classic fi
198 pages ; 20 cm