Sleeping beauties : a novel
by
 
King, Stephen, 1947- author.

Title
Sleeping beauties : a novel

Author
King, Stephen, 1947- author.

ISBN
9781501163401
 
9781501163418

Personal Author
King, Stephen, 1947- author.

Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.

Physical Description
x, 702 pages ; 24 cm

Abstract
In this spectacular father-son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men? In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place. The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied, or is she a demon who must be slain? Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women's prison, Sleeping Beauties is wildly provocative and gloriously absorbing.

Subject Term
Demonology -- Fiction.
 
Women -- Fiction.

Genre
Suspense fiction.
 
Horror tales.
 
Fantasy fiction.

Added Author
King, Owen,


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