Night Shift: Excursions into Horror

by Stephen King | Horror |
ISBN: 0451160452 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Suefitz of Saratoga, California USA on 8/23/2004
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6 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Suefitz from Saratoga, California USA on Monday, August 23, 2004
Pre-numbered label used for registration.

Journal Entry 2 by Suefitz at Bookbox in Bookbox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Monday, November 01, 2004
Released on Saturday, November 06, 2004 at about 3:00:00 PM BX time (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada) at Bookbox in Bookbox, A Bookbox Controlled Releases.

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Releasing in the "I Don't Want to Move it Bookbox"

Journal Entry 3 by mlbish from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA on Saturday, June 18, 2005
This came to me in the 'I Don't Want to Move It Bookbox.' Thanks very much!

From the back cover: 'In places where fear dwells and blood runs cold, sinister forces and unspeakable things are working the Night Shift. From the depths of darkness where hideous rats defend their empire, to dizzying heights were a beautiful girl hangs by a hair above a hellish fate, Night Shift will plunge you inot the subterranean labyrinth of the most spine-tingling, eerie imaginations of our time.'

Journal Entry 4 by mlbish from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA on Monday, December 19, 2005
Because I like my books to travel, I'm going to send this one in a ray! I am into low stress bookcrossing, so please don't feel like you have to rush. If you need to keep the book more than a few weeks, please just make a journal entry to let us know when you'll be able to finish and pass it on. The last person in the ray is free to do what they like with the book. All I ask is that they keep it moving somehow. Enjoy!

Here is the list as it now stands. I may do some rearranging if more people ask to join, but I always do my best to honor people's shipping preferences.

--c-a-m - Aust - INT
--cloggy - UK - INT
--loom91 - India - pref Asia (INT if necessary)
--whitehorsy - Belgium - INT
--Angelfirestar - USA

Journal Entry 5 by mlbish at Bookray in BOOKRAY, Bookray -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Released 12 yrs ago (2/16/2006 UTC) at Bookray in BOOKRAY, Bookray -- Controlled Releases

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It's off! Happy travels, little book. I hope everyone enjoys it. Thanks you all for playing with me!

Journal Entry 6 by ATM-325045 on Wednesday, May 17, 2006
rec'd today. thankyou.

Journal Entry 7 by ATM-325045 on Sunday, June 18, 2006
This book is ready to go on.

Thankyou for the opportunity to read it.

take care

Journal Entry 8 by cloggy from London, Greater London United Kingdom on Tuesday, August 29, 2006
got it this morning. Thanks mlbish and c-a-m for sharing

Journal Entry 9 by cloggy from London, Greater London United Kingdom on Thursday, September 14, 2006
Great stories by the master of story telling. I read this on holiday and it was perfect for that.
My favourite? Has to be Children of the Corn. Truly chilling.

Have PM-ed Loom91 for their addy

Journal Entry 10 by loom91 from Kolkata, West Bengal India on Monday, January 15, 2007
Received it today. Will try to read and pass on swiftly.

Journal Entry 11 by loom91 from Kolkata, West Bengal India on Monday, January 29, 2007
Another good book from a good writer. This book has reinforced my ideas about King, the central theme of which is that he doesn't play to his strengths. He writes superb psychological chillers, but he insists on bringing in tentacled beasts and common-man-turned-exorcists which seem right out of Lovecraft and low budget movies (in that order). All his stories proceed superbly till he suddenly decides to turn flitting shadows into grotesque monstrosities, at which point it all starts going downhill. The few stories where he avoids such cheap cliches are real gems. It's really amazing how he weaves in his observations on human emotions and relationships into his stories. This man deserved more acclaim than he got. My favourites from the collection are:-

The Boogeyman
Strawberry Spring
Children of the Corn
The Man Who Loved Flowers

Thanks to everyone in the ray! PMing Angelfirestar for address.

Journal Entry 12 by loom91 from Kolkata, West Bengal India on Thursday, February 08, 2007
Sent out to Angelfirestar by surface yesterday.

I just noticed the name of whitehorsey before angelfirestar, did the shipping order change?

Journal Entry 13 by AngelfireStar from Falls City, Nebraska USA on Monday, April 09, 2007
Will read ASAP

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