Thursday, January 9, 2014

Seven top books featuring long winters

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Joel Cunningham tagged seven top books featuring long winters, including:
The Shining, by Stephen King

After just a few days trapped in the house, my whole family is feeling a bit stir-crazy, so I imagine we’d fare little better at the Overlook than Jack Torrance, who goes mad while wintering in the isolated, snowbound hotel and tries to murder his wife and young son. I haven’t quite reached that point, but while Jack may have had to face actual ghosts, he didn’t have to entertain a toddler, so probably the stress all evens out.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Shining is among Ashley Brooke Roberts's seven best haunted house books, Jake Kerridge's top ten Stephen King books, Amanda Yesilbas and Charlie Jane Anders's top ten horror novels that are scarier than most movies, Charlie Higson's top ten horror books, and Monica Ali's best books.

--Marshal Zeringue