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If there's one thing that Stephen King understands above all others — above spider demons and psychic communication lines and psychopathic fans — it's addiction. He's shown that again and again, with characters demonstrating that what they need isn't always the same as what they want. In The Shining, Jack wants to write, to look after his family; he needs the drink that he's trying to escape from. In Misery, Annie's wants — her basic desires — turn nasty when they become needs as, frankly, do Paul's. It's a recurring theme.
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Book Review: Needful Things

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? ~ Henry Ward Beecher

ALL those things you covet AND Mr. SOON after the many well-defined characters make their purchases The ending is definitely explosive, but not particularly frightening Gaunt likes to collect.

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Needful Things is a horror novel by American author Stephen King. It is the first novel King wrote after his rehabilitation from drug and alcohol addiction. It was made into a film of the same name in which was directed by Fraser C. A new shop named "Needful Things" opens in the town of Castle Rock, Maine, sparking the curiosity of its citizens. The proprietor, Leland Gaunt, is a charming elderly gentleman who always seems to have an item in stock that is perfectly suited to any customer who comes through his door.


  1. Maria K. says:

    For the second instalment of my Stephen King book club, my friends and I read Needful Things before watching the movie adaptation and once again, we discovered exactly why he is the one true King of horror.

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