Joyland (Illustrated Edition) (Hardcover)

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Devin Jones decides to spend his summer working at an amusement park along the North Carolina seacoast. He discovers that Joyland was once the site of a brutal murder and the victim, it is said, still haunts one of the rides. Escapist fare at its best, served up by a master storyteller. — Alden Graves


Stephen King’s #1 Bestseller As You’ve Never Seen It Before

Featuring more than 20 illustrations by acclaimed artists Pat Kinsella, Robert McGinnis, and Mark Summers, this brand new edition of JOYLAND brings the carny world to life in all its bright and sinister glory.

College student Devin Jones took the summer job at Joyland hoping to forget the girl who broke his heart. But he wound up facing something far more terrible: the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and dark truths about life—and what comes after—that would change his world forever.

A riveting story about love and loss, about growing up and growing old—and about those who don’t get to do either because death comes for them before their time— JOYLAND is Stephen King at the peak of his storytelling powers. With all the emo- tional impact of King masterpieces such as The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption, JOYLAND is at once a mystery, a horror story, and a bittersweet coming-of-age novel, one that will leave even the most hard-boiled of readers pro- foundly moved.

About the Author

Stephen King has written dozens of bestselling books including The Shining, The Stand, and The Green Mile. Film adaptations of his work include "Misery" and "Stand By Me". In 2003, King received the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.

Praise For…

"It's one of King's better recent works and now done up all fancy-like!" - Aint it Cool

Product Details
ISBN: 9781783295326
ISBN-10: 1783295325
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2015
Pages: 296
Language: English