The Shining is one of the most famous novels in the literature of “the king of horror stories”. This work has been adapted into a movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. The book gives us an obsessive view of a man engulfed in madness. Interestingly, this character was somewhat similar to the author himself at the time, when Stephen King was struggling with heavy alcoholism.
Jack Torrance started a new job at Overlook Hotel as a hotel sitter during the holiday season. He hopes this new start will be an opportunity for him to spend more time with his wife and children and his writing. As the winter rushed to bring along the cut leather, the idyllic Overlook hotel was enveloped in killing intent. And the only person who feels the strange and terrible forces besieging this place is Jack Torrance’s five-year-old son Daniel Torrance with special psychic abilities.
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