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It was the first time I read a book that I just couldn't put down.
Reading this book is like slipping into the Overlook yourself, as King tells the characters' stories through his superb writing and vivid imagination.
The story was very interesting, and as usual with King, the characters were very well written.
I believe (please comment and correct me if I'm mistaken) that it was in his introduction to "Pet Sematary" that, while Stephen King considers that book to be his scariest,... Read morePublished 24 minutes ago by The Great White Father
The Shining is my first King novel that I've read all the way through (the other one was The Stand, but it scared me so bad, I stopped reading it). Read morePublished 1 day ago by Kindle Customer
One of Stephen King's best stories. Get the Jack Nicholson image out your head and visualize your own characters. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
20 years ago, I read this book as a teenager, and at the time it was to me a great horror novel with really awesome scenes. Read morePublished 3 days ago by A. Thomas
Who hasn't heard from Danny Torrance and his dad? Or the Overlook Hotel? So so much better than the film, I can't begin to explain. A must read.Published 3 days ago by mariela
I had previously only watched the film. Then I read Dr. Sleep and couldn't stop myself from reading this, just on principal. Read morePublished 3 days ago by MsM
After reading Doctor Sleep, I had to go back and pick up The Shining! I was not disappointed. I was going off from memory from the Kubrick movie based on the book. Read morePublished 3 days ago by RDexter
Classic Stephen King is usually a winner, The Shining being no exception. Scary without being gaudy.Published 3 days ago by Natalie Leaver