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Cycle of the Werewolf (Signet) Paperback – April 9, 1985
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Most of the months are marked with special days in the calendar, and King tells us in a coda he realizes there is no way the lunar cycle could be skewed the way he tells it, but it in no way detracts from the fun. Copiously illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings and color plates by Bernie Wrightson, it's an enjoyable novella that can be read in an evening. Each little chapter is a story in itself, and together they make up a satisfying horror yarn.
CYCLE OF THE WEREWOLF is a story laid out over one year with each chapter covering a month. During each month, citizens of Tarker's Mills, a sleepy Maine town, are falling prey to something terrifying, something almost human. And only a wheelchair-bound young boy survives and can stop the carnage!
The book is terrifying and smartly-written. The werewolf attacks are described with such precision that you don't want to put the book down. And the illustrations by Bernie Wrightson go along beautifully with the text! One day, I would love to make a TV-movie out of this book (most likely for TNT) and make it faithful to the book!
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Great story. Too short though. I guess thats why they are called short stories.Published 1 day ago by Cindy A Salyer
For Stephen King lovers, this is a good read for a quiet evening at home. And that is meant literally - at just under 130 pages it can be read completely in one evening. Read morePublished 20 days ago by J. Weber
The illustrations are great, and the story is excellent. The only problem is the typical lack of character depth in Stephen King's characters. They all seem the same.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer