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The “haunting…tender, intimate book that makes an epic interior journey” (The New York Times), Lisey’s Story is a literary masterpiece—an extraordinarily moving and haunting portrait of a marriage and its aftermath.

Lisey lost her husband Scott two years ago, after a twenty-five year marriage of profound and sometimes frightening intimacy. Scott was an award-winning, bestselling novelist and a very complicated man. Early in their relationship, before they married, Lisey knew there was a place Scott went—a place that both terrified and healed him, could eat him alive or give him the ideas he needed in order to live. Now it’s Lisey’s turn to face Scott’s demons, to go to that terrifying place known as Boo’ya Moon. What begins as a widow’s effort to sort through the papers of her celebrated husband becomes a nearly fatal journey into the darkness he inhabited.

“Intricate...Exhilirating” (The New Yorker), perhaps Stephen King’s most personal and powerful novel ever, Lisey’s Story is about the wellsprings of creativity, the temptations of madness, and the secret language of love. It is a beautiful, “rich portrait of a marriage, and the complicated affection that outlives death” (The Washington Post).

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    An amazing story loved every second of it one of the best books ive read by far my favourite stephen king story.

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    One of my favorites

    One of the reasons that king is such a successful writer is his abilty to bring his characters alive. This story had me in tears and in terror for lisey - beautifully written.

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    Perfect title.

    I love how far the story progressed with giving very little of the backstory away. So many things happened prior to revealing why it was lyses story.

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    Weird

    A bit boring, but good

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    Slow start but worth it in the end!

    Don't give up on this book it starts at a crawl hold out for the good stuff do worth it. Gotta love King novels

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