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The Mist by Stephen King

The Mist

by Stephen King

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The story begins with a sudden and dangerous storm that causes a lot of damage to the small town of Bridgton, Maine. David Drayton takes his son to town for some groceries the next morning only to get socked in by an extremely thick fog. Unfortunately, there are creatures out there in the mist that are like nothing on Earth. Drayton and the others who are trapped in the story must try to come to terms with what it happening while struggling for survival.

Initially published nearly 30 years, the novella is an outstanding example of classic Stephen King; weaving the themes of terror of the unknown, social prejudices and the true quest for life within a very tight framework. ( )
  Carol420 | May 31, 2016 |
Do not have a copy
  Marlene-NL | Mar 12, 2016 |
A really good novella! Something is in the mist, and the folks inside the Federal Foods Supermarket don't know what to do! Stay inside, make a break for it, or give "them" a sacrifice! (that last one the idea of hateful Mrs. Carmody) I liked the ambiguous ending, but I will say, I LOVED the ending of the movie version even more! Damn Arrowhead Project... ( )
  Stahl-Ricco | Dec 14, 2015 |
I heard the book on tape. It was pretty scary on tape, a lot of suspense and crazy sounds and screams. ( )
  AshleyDioses | Aug 1, 2015 |
I've been meaning to read The Mist for such a long time and I finally got around to it today. I liked the story, but I didn't like the characters so much. ( )
  Serenity_Tigerlily | Apr 7, 2015 |
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This is what happened. On the night of the worst heat wave in northern New England history finally broke -- the night of July 19th -- the entire western Maine region eas lashed with the most vicious thunder storm I have ever seen.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451223292, Mass Market Paperback)

In the wake of a summer storm, terror descends...

New York Times bestselling author Stephen King suspends a small town in a haze of terror-as humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction...

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:57:45 -0400)

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A group of neighbors trapped in a grocery store by a supernatural mist--which may have been unintentionally unleashed by a nearby military base--must fight the horriFIC

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