The Dark Half by Stephen King

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The Dark Half Read Online Free - Thad Beaumont would like to say he is innocent. He'd like to say he has nothing to do with the series of monstrous murders that keep coming closer to his home. But how can Thad disown the ultimate embodiment of evil that goes by the name he gave it-and signs its crimes with Thad's bloody fingerprints?
Alternate cover editions:
New English Library, 1990

Title : The Dark Half
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ISBN : 045052468X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 469 pages


Jeffrey rated it ★★★★☆

June 26, 2017

“But writers INVITE ghosts, maybe; along with actors and artists, they are the only totally accepted mediums of our society. They make worlds that never were, populate them with people who never existed, and then invite us to join them in their fantasies. And we do it, don't we? Yes. We PAY to do...

Chelsea rated it ★★★★☆

February 06, 2017

A totally wild ride! Something I likely wouldn't have picked up on my own as I'd somehow missed this King novel. So glad I did as I enjoyed it much more than expected. As always, SK is a genius at creating characters who are flawed, intriguing, and yet somehow redeeming. I now need to hunt down t...

Carol rated it ★★★★☆

March 21, 2017

This REALLY is one hell of a crazy-ass read, and it all begins with an eleven year old boy's excruciating headaches that lead to surgery, bizarre results and the freakish sparrow phenomenon afterward....Now this young boy Thad began writing weird stories at an early age, and as he grew up decided...

Dan rated it ★★★★☆

September 02, 2017

When someone discovered literary writer Thad Beaumont was also crime writer George Stark and tried to blackmail him, Beaumont and his wife decided to go public and kill off George Stark themselves. But when the pseudonym takes on a life of his own and starts killing people connected to Thad, can...

Sr3yas rated it ★★★★☆

October 05, 2017

3.5 Stars What inspires an author to write a story? Without question, King is a man with tremendous imagination. He took inspiration for The Shining when he stayed in a deserted hotel along with his wife, and he wrote Pet Sematary after King and his family stayed a year near an actual Pet Sematar...

Kemper rated it ★★★★☆

February 29, 2016

Stephen King once wrote some books under the pen name Richard Bachman, but the gag was blown by a book store clerk in 1985. In The Dark Half, a writer using a pen name is exposed and a murderous rampage occurs as a result with numerous victims getting killed in a variety of gruesome ways, includi...

Delee rated it ★★★★☆

August 14, 2014

Before and after reading THE DARK HALF, I read some reviews of this usual, some I liked, and some I didn't. I don't normally argue with someone about their thoughts on a novel- because everyone has a right to their own opinion, but I will say - I really dislike when people call Stephen...

Shanti rated it ★★★★★

December 04, 2013

Short read and my first Stephen King book. I used to regard King as a pop-writer. I had a neighbor who couldn't get enough of him about 20 years ago. I just rolled my eyes at her. Now I'm her. LOL. This book is a great gate-way drug to King. It was left in my apt. laundry room in the giveaway pil...

Amber rated it ★★★★★

February 05, 2017

Goodreads Book-Buddy Buddy Read with Goodreads Book Buddies Chelsea and Kelly . Thad Beaumont is a writer who wrote under a pen name known as George Stark who wrote terrifying thrillers and was a very bad man. Not wanting to write those types of books anymore, Thad buries George Stark and decides...

Abbie | ab_reads rated it ★★★★☆

January 10, 2017

My first King of 2017 and it certainly did not disappoint! Thaddeus Beaumont (what a great name) is a writer of average success; George Stark is a writer of wondrous success; but Thad and George are the same person. And what happens when your pseudonym that you've tried to lay to rest somehow cla...

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