Sleeping Beauties

Sleeping Beauties

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2017
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Featuring a conversation with the authors! In this spectacular father/son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men?In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place... The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain? Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women's prison, Sleeping Beauties is a wildly provocative, gloriously absorbing father/son collaboration between Stephen King and Owen King.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017
New York : Audioworks, imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2017
ISBN: 9781508238133
1508238138
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (25 hr., 30 min., 55 sec.)) : digital
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Additional Contributors: King, Owen
Ireland, Marin

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Revacard
Aug 26, 2018

I did not particularly like the book. The scale of the book was so large, that it becomes to easy to find fault with it. The characters were not well-developed, simpletons. I prefer the books Stephen King writes now than his older books, but not this one.

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JessicaTB
Jan 12, 2018

LOVED this book. I am in awe of Stephen King's characters. They travel alternate dimensions and still become truer to themselves. I am happy to see that his son is exploring strange realities too.

SCL_Leanne Nov 12, 2017

As I read this book I feel the unmistakable urge to stay awake...

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