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Different Seasons

A collection of short stories by Stephen King

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  • Jul 1, 2010
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one of the best books he has ever wrote.I started reading it and could not put it down.
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review by . November 06, 2009
I didn't start reading King until around five or so years ago.  I never hated King, I'd simply never picked up his stuff before.  The criticisms of King seem to come more so from the fact that he's popular rather than any of his actual "problems" as a writer.  Let's stop pretending that's not the case with some people.  It is.  If King had been an author that only sold 30 million novels instead of 300 million novels then the same critics of King would be bitching …
review by . July 01, 2010
Ultimate work by King
        I was very captivated by the story plots and how the man can make you feel like you right there with these people. When i read the first spring it brought me back to the Movie" Shawshank Redemption" ,which i really loved with Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.You begin to relate to Andy and the problems he encounters in prison . I feel he played his game well while he was in there . He always had and an ace in the hole and drove warden Norton crazy.   …
review by . October 14, 2010
Until I started reading King myself, I had always thought of him as a horror writer. The first book I read by King was IT. After reading that, I realized that he wasn't just a horror writer, but was a good writer who happened to write supernatural tales. Then I read DIFFERENT SEASONS and I realized that King wasn't just a good writer, but is one of America's greatest living authors. King doesn't write to impress the acadmia of America. Instead he writes to tell a story. However, …
Quick Tip by . July 02, 2010
Some of the stories in here are amonst my favorite pieces ever.
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
Stephen King's short stories are great!
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
great stories
review by . December 30, 2009
Four stories dealing with a theme of the seasons.
Stephen King's novella collection "Different Seasons" features four tales that are themed on the four seasons of Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter.  Three of the four stories have been adapted into theatrical films.  The stories are not your typical Stephen King fare.  Themes of the collection deal with prison, childhood, adolescence and child birth.  The overall theme deals with the four stages of life (birth, youth, adult and death).  A few tie-ins to other …
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Different Seasons (1982) is a collection of four Stephen King novellas with a more serious bent than the horror fiction for which King is famous.  At the ending of the book, there is also a brief afterword, which King wrote on January 4th, 1982. In it, he explains when he wrote the four novellas, as well as how his agents expressed concern he would be "written off" as someone who only wrote horror.
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Author: Stephen King
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Viking
Date Published: August 27, 1982
ISBN: 0670272663
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