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The first collection of stories Stephen King has published since Nightmares Dreamscapes nine years ago, Everything s Eventual includes one O Henry Prize winner, two other award winners, four stories published by The New Yorker, and Riding the Bullet, King s original e book, which attracted over half a million online readers and became the most famous short story of the decadeRiding the Bullet, published here on paper for the first time, is the story of Alan Parker, who s hitchhiking to see his dying mother but takes the wrong ride, farther than he ever intended In Lunch at the Gotham Caf , a sparring couple s contentious lunch turns very, very bloody when the ma tre d gets out of sorts , the audio story in print for the first time, is about a successful writer whose specialty is Ten Nights in Ten Haunted Graveyards or Ten Nights in Ten Haunted Houses, and though Roomat the Dolphin Hotel doesn t kill him, he won t be writing about ghosts any And in That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is In French, terror is d j vu at , feetWhether writing about encounters with the dead, the near dead, or about the mundane dreads of life, from quitting smoking to yard sales, Stephen King is at the top of his form in the fourteen dark tales assembled in Everything s Eventual Intense, eerie, and instantly compelling, they announce the stunningly fertile imagination of perhaps the greatest storyteller of our time Everything's Eventual

About the Author: Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father s family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good Her parents, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had become incapacitated with old age, and Ruth King was persuaded by her sisters to take over the physical care of them Other family members provided a small house in Durham and financial support After Stephen s grandparents passed away, Mrs King found work in the kitchens of Pineland, a nearby residential facility for the mentally challenged.Stephen attended the grammar school in Durham and Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966 From his sopho year at the University of Maine at Orono, he wrote a weekly column for the school newspaper, THE MAINE CAMPUS He was also active in student politics, serving as a member of the Student Senate He came to support the anti war movement on the Orono campus, arriving at his stance from a conservative view that the war in Vietnam was unconstitutional He graduated in 1970, with a B.A in English and qualified to teach on the high school level A draft board examination immediately post graduation found him 4 F on grounds of high blood pressure, limited vision, flat feet, and punctured eardrums.He met Tabitha Spruce in the stacks of the Fogler Library at the University, where they both worked as students they married in January of 1971 As Stephen was unable to find placement as a teacher immediately, the Kings lived on his earnings as a laborer at an industrial laundry, and her student loan and savings, with an occasional boost from a short story sale to men s magazines.Stephen made his first professional short story sale The Glass Floor to Startling Mystery Stories in 1967 Throughout the early years of his marriage, he continued to sell stories to men s magazines Many were gathered into the Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologies.In the fall of 1971, Stephen began teaching English at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels.

10 thoughts on “Everything's Eventual

  1. Kevin Kuhn Kevin Kuhn says:

    This is a reread for me, I first read this collection sometime back in the mid 2000 s I just read Elevation by SK, and it left me a little unsatisfied and wantingof King s magic I wasn t ready to take on a full novel, so I grabbed this thinking I would just read a short story or two Well, the next

  2. Hannah Greendale Hannah Greendale says:

    Everything s Eventual offers a mixed bag of short stories, fourteen tales that range from the horrifying to the mundane, each of which includes commentary from the author Autopsy Room Four explores the frightful prospect of premature burial Comedic and tense, this is arguably the best story in the e

  3. Johann (jobis89) Johann (jobis89) says:

    I want to make you laugh or cry when you read a story or do both at the same time I want your heart, in other words If you want to learn something, go to school 14 dark tales from the Master of Horror From a serious case of deja vu 16,000 feet in the air to a moving picture that becomes deadly, King del

  4. Dan Schwent Dan Schwent says:

    The wife had me watch 1408 a while back I remembered it was in this collection but the only stories I even vaguely remember are the titular one and Little Sisters of Eluria I figured 2017 was as good a time as any for a reread.Even though I ve been a Constant Reader for twenty years now, I always forget ju

  5. Melki Melki says:

    Yet for me, there are few pleasures so excellent as sitting in my favorite chair on a cold night with a hot cup of tea, listening to the wind outside and reading a good story which I can complete in a single sitting Stephen King, from his introduction I genuinely looked forward to reading one of these tales e

  6. Edward Lorn Edward Lorn says:

    As with all of Stephen King s collections, I m giving each story a one sentence review Before we begin, I would like to say a few things that have little to do with this book s contents If you do not care for personal stories in reviews, you should take this chance to move along, or you may scroll past the next

  7. Erin Erin says:

    The title of this story collection is deceiving, Everything s Eventual 14 Dark Tales Except I don t think all 14 tales were dark, in fact I think this collection hadhappy endings then most Stephen King stories As with all story collections there are winners and not winners with one loser I m looking at you The Litt

  8. Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt says:

    Including the eerie story 1408, this anthology of short thriller stories is one of King s best It took me a while to appreciate 1408 I believe I gave it 2 stars on a separate review , but each of these stories has their charms and each one has a deep message behind the horror Including the eerie story 1408, this antho

  9. Kandice Kandice says:

    I m always amazed at how varied his subjects can be He is certainly not just a horror writer.05 2015Introduction 5 stars I love King and when he is brutally honest when is he not I love him all the .Autopsy Room 4 4 stars I ve actually seen the AHP episode that inspired this and Cotton was amazing I love that only King c

  10. Ron Ron says:

    Is this collection scares, nostalgia, and downright straight up story telling underappreciated among King s other works Lesser known maybe Well, I m here to give this one a big, sloppy ghost hug of appreciation technically, I don t think that s even possible, but I m going with it.This would be my second read through of Eve

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