Unless you absolutely have no taste in horror, you have heard of, seen, or read The Shining, one of Stephen Kingâ€™s most popular of novels. Hell, even if youâ€™ve read the book or watched the movie, letâ€™s just go ahead and revisit the scary axe scene, because itâ€™s simply that good:
Sends shivers up my spine. Anyway, Stephen King, the proclaimed master of horror, announced on September 26, 2011, that he is creating a sequel to The Shining, titled â€œDr. Sleep.â€ The story follows Danny Torrance, the five-year-old from The Shining, now in his 40s. Danny uses his extraordinary powers to help terminally ill patients easily pass away, and that’s all we know so far.
Hereâ€™s Stephen reading an excerpt from the novel-in-work:
Obviously, the novel is still in the writing/editing process, so we can only wait and hope it lives up to its predecessorâ€™s success. Stephen King has delivered so many bestselling novels by now that one more should not be an issue. Weâ€™ll just have to wait and see!