Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King

By Stephen King

Cycle of the Werewolf is a quick horror novel by way of Stephen King, that includes illustrations by means of comedian ebook artist Bernie Wrightson. every one bankruptcy is a brief tale unto itself. It tells the tale of a werewolf haunting a small city because the moon turns complete as soon as each month. It was once released as a constrained variation hardcover in 1983 by way of Land of attraction, and in 1985 as a mass-market exchange paperback through Signet.

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Old enough to know what she was doing, to make her own choices. He couldn’t stop her. He wouldn’t try. But it hurt him. “We should be coming into Barlow pretty soon,” Ruth said, shining her flashlight at a roadmap in her lap. ” Lander asked. “We’re hours away, honey. It’ll be midnight, at least, and we told Mr. Elsworth we’d be there by nine. He’ll probably be asleep. ” “Here we go,” Cordelia said. “Dad the general. ” “Well, I’d be happy to stay in this Barlow, myself,” he said. ” He grinned through the darkness at Ruth.

The train wreck was published that way and it didn’t do well. He always said it probably didn’t do poorly because of those rewrites. The cover was enough to keep people from even opening the book in the first place. The tiny ray of sunshine was that the mistakes were cleaned up for later British editions. And published with much better cover artwork. This tale is my father’s explanation as to why, for almost twenty years, he was successful in the UK and nowhere to be seen in the US outside anthologies and the small press.

The funny explanation was that Warner Books changed the proposed cover artwork and added the most fabulously hideous green foil stamping to the design. The more complicated, ugly, and painful explanation, while equally true, was that Warner required a ton of rewrites and then performed their own hack surgery to boot. The good people at Warner Books didn’t like what was submitted and had several suggestions as to how to improve it. They wanted the Lander Dills chapters gone and other plotlines expanded.

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