The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

Book - 2015
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Presents a collection of twenty recent short stories, accompanied by commentary on each piece's themes and origins.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2015.
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781501111679
1501111671
9781501127878
Branch Call Number: FIC KING, STEPHEN
Characteristics: ix, 495 pages ; 25 cm

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SweetGeek55
Jul 19, 2020

I say AWESOME ! #1 fan

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jeff1885
Aug 19, 2019

An all around good collection. There are no real "stinkers" in this collection. They are all thoughful and have a deeper meaning. King of course tells the tales as only he can. Look out for several of these stories. They have a few curves in them. Some you see right off, and others wait to suprize you till the end. One Spoiler though. Hitting fifty just before you go off a cliff. What a way to go.

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brudadoug
Nov 15, 2018

Not like the old works... it was like Different Seasons took a s$#@ and the result was this book
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rcschoen
Nov 28, 2017

I love Stephen King, but some of these stories were a bit bland. My favorite was Morality.

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hunterpapp
Dec 03, 2016

Fantastic and would recommend. However, I have read several of his collections and I would agree that some of the stories contained in this collection needed a little more "edge" or excitement. Still has several stand out stories and is worth the read!

trevordunfordswife Apr 01, 2016

Good but not great - as one commenter said, "needed more with teeth."

Cynthia_N Mar 23, 2016

Quirky and odd! Just the way I like them!

KateHillier Mar 03, 2016

There are some stories that stand out really well for me "Mile 81", "Afterlife" to name two specifically. Some fall into so-so territory. Nothing is terrible by any means - Stephen King has been going so long for a reason - but it was an alright entry of his in comparison to other short story collections he's done.

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wiltonsugiyama
Feb 12, 2016

Wanted to like this more. Have I outgrown SK? Not sure. I wanted more stories with teeth, I guess. SK hits the same notes, and they're good notes, but the repetition of them gets tedious. Pet peeve: his habit of adding sentences that add nothing but tedium to the narrative. A good case of familiarity breeding contempt: he always brings the same things to the table, which is comforting I guess. Personal fave: Night Shift.

BookReviewer2015 Feb 04, 2016

Pretty good collection here by Stephen King!

Ur is one of the best stories on here, especially if you are a fan of the Dark Tower saga!

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