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Skeleton Crew

22 Ratings: 3.6
A collection of short stories by Stephen King.

In the introduction to Skeleton Crew (1985), his second collection of stories, King pokes fun at his penchant for "literary elephantiasis," makes scatological jokes about his muse, confesses how much money he makes (gross and net), and tells … see full wiki

Author: Stephen King
Genre: Horror, Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Signet
2 reviews about Skeleton Crew
review by . January 01, 2010
Skeleton Crew is a short fiction collection that contains a novella (The Mist), 19 short stories and 2 poems.  The Mist is a pulp survivor horror novel about a small town that gets surrounded by a dense fog and the ghastly creatures that dwell within it.  Here There Be Tygers is a story that King wrote when he was in college.  The Monkey is a tale about an evil wind up toy that seems to be a prophecy of death.  Cain Rose Up is another short story he wrote in college.  …
review by . January 29, 2008
SKELETON CREW is mostly a collection of Stephen King short stories (there are a couple of poems). The collection was published around 1986. King had been a world-wide publishing phenomenon for just over a decade at that point. The stories are mostly hits, including a few bona fide classics, including "The Mist", "The Monkey", and "The Raft" with just a few lackluster tales. Most of the stories are works that were published previously in various print sources. The stories are prefixed with an introduction …
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