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Summary

Nothing is quite as it seems. Expect the unexpected in this veritable treasure trove of enthralling, witty, dark tales that could come only from the imagination of the greatest storyteller of our time.

In this eerie, enchanting compilation, Stephen King takes listeners down a road less travelled (for good reason) in the gripping 'Riding the Bullet'. Terror becomes déjà vu all over again when you get 'That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French'. 'LT's Theory of Pets' will make you stop and think before giving a dog to a loved one. And there are 11 more stories that will keep you awake until dawn.

Narrated by Becky Ann Baker, John Cullum, Boyd Gaines, Peter Gerety, Josh Hamilton, Arliss Howard, Judith Ivey, Stephen King, Justin Long, Oliver Platt and Jay O. Sanders.

©2002 Stephen King (P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton

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amazing book!!!

what a amazing book what I loved about it it's bunch of different stories every single one was amazing would recommend to anyone.. Stephen King is the best....

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A great collection of stories

I've really enjoyed this collection. As a 'constant reader' of Stephen King's I wanted some shorter stories to enjoy. Loved it. He creates mood and feeling. I especially enjoyed the stories read by him.

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Exceptional selection of King at his best!

King is probably the weakest narrator, but still very good. The rest are fantastic.

Not all of the stories may be to your taste, personally I found the gunslinger story to be rather slow. But if you like anything of King's you'll find plenty to like in here!

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Avoid wearing headphones

Great stories as expected from Stephen King but I couldn't finish a single one. The fact that it blares music at you throughout is massively distracting. 1408 (chapter 17) in particular is really bad, with the sax occasionally overriding the narrative. Big disappointment.

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Not worth the £4

Two of the short stories were alright, however, the rest were unbelievably dull. If I didn't hate leaving a book unfinished I would have stopped this an hour or two in.

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Some stories better than others

There are some great stories in here, but there are also some that i found a bit of a slog, even if they were short. The best ones are Autopsy in Room 4, The Road Virus Heads North and Riding The Bullet. More good than bad so overall I'm glad I gave this a listen.

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Decent.

Some of the stories aren’t that great, but on the whole, pretty good.
It wes worth the credit I spent on it.

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Good Listen, But He's Written Better

Stephen King (and his son Joe Hill) are two of my very favourite authors, - both have a breathtaking ability for story, character and keeping us hooked on every word. However, I admit to be slightly disappointed with Everything's Eventual, - I still enjoyed the stories and King has certainly not lost any talent, - it's just a lot of them read (or in this case listen) like they're good when they could've been better. Having said that, both Little Sisters of Eluria and 1408 are magnificent, - the former being a prequel to King's magnificent weird and wonderful Dark Tower books, while 1408 is a extremely good tale of an evil room in a hotel. The Road Virus Heads North is also quite good; a horror author buys a painting... which he soon realises is changing. Finally the titular Everything's Eventual is also connected to his superb Dark Tower books, - here another prequel telling the story of Dinky Ernshaw who appears in the last book.
The other stories are still worth listening to, just they don't seem to be as good for one reason or another.

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amazing stories

another selection of great stories that reel you in and deliver that final unexpected twist or blow. Great narration and wonderful to hear the masters voice.

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excellent short stories

really great set of stories
wide variety of genres
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would highly recommend