• Different Seasons

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 20 hrs and 15 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (4,853 ratings)

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Different Seasons

By: Stephen King
Narrated by: Frank Muller
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Publisher's summary

Four gripping novellas tied together by the changing of seasons.

Hope Springs Eternal

"Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption"

An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge...the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award nominee The Shawshank Redemption.

Summer of Corruption

"Apt Pupil"

Todd Bowden is one of the top students in his high school class and a typical American 16-year-old - until he becomes obsessed with the dark and deadly past of an older man in town. The inspiration for the film Apt Pupil from Phoenix Pictures.

Fall from Innocence

"The Body"

Four rambunctious young boys plunge through the façade of a small town and come face to face with life, death, and intimations of their own mortality. The film Stand by Me is based on this novella.

A Winter's Tale

"The Breathing Method"

A disgraced woman is determined to triumph over death.

©1982 Stephen King. All rights reserved. (P)2016 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

Critic reviews

"Hypnotic." ( The New York Times Book Review)
"To find the secret of his success, you have to compare King to Twain and Poe - King's stories tap the roots of myth buried in all our minds." ( Los Angeles Times)
"Buy Different Seasons. I promise you'll enjoy it.... He creates people who are so alive, you can almost sense them." ( Minneapolis Star-Tribune)

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