From the undisputed master of modern American horror: His first collection of short stories showcases the darkest depths of his brilliant imagination and will "chill the cockles of many a heart" (Chicago Tribune). - INCLUDES THE STORY "THE BOOGEYMAN" - NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM 20th CENTURY STUDIOSOriginally published in 1978, Night Shift is the inspiration for over a dozen acclaimed horror movies and television series, including Children of the Corn, Chapelwaite, and Lawnmower Man.
Here we see mutated rats gone bad ("Graveyard Shift"); a cataclysmic virus that threatens humanity ("Night Surf," the basis for The Stand); a possessed, evil lawnmower ("The Lawnmower Man"); unsettling children from the heartland ("Children of the Corn"); a smoker who will try anything to stop ("Quitters, Inc."); a reclusive alcoholic who begins a gruesome transformation ("Gray Matter"); a man convinced that a crack in the closet is responsible for the murder of his children ("The Boogeyman"); and many more shadows and visions that will haunt you long after the last page is turned.
- ISBN-13: 9780307947291
- ISBN-10: 0307947297
- Publisher: Anchor Books
- Publish Date: August 2012
- Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds
- Page Count: 384