Author(s): Stephen King
Stephen King's international bestselling and highly acclaimed novel, also a hugely successful film starring Tom Hanks The Green Mile: those who walk it do not return, because at the end of that walk is the room in which sits Cold Mountain penitentiary's electric chair. In 1932 the newest resident on death row is John Coffey, a giant black man convicted of the brutal murder of two little girls. But nothing is as it seems with John Coffey, and around him unfolds a bizarre and horrifying story. Evil murderer or holy innocent - whichever he is - Coffey has strange powers which may yet offer salvation to others, even if they can do nothing to save him.
The Terror Eight promotion is a collection of some of the best horror novels on the market today, spine-tingling tales from the genre's top authors. This is a must-have collection for old readers and new. THE GREEN MILE, accalimed as one of Stephen King's best books to date, has sold over two million copies worldwide; it was a SUNDAY TIMES bestseller and GUARDIAN FASTSELLER. 'King's best in years' ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY. 'One of King's most immediately engaging page-turners; tantalising mysteries, horrors, wonders' USA TODAY. The movie starring Tom Hanks was a huge box-office success, repeated with the DVD release.
Stephen King is one of the world's best-loved and most successful storytellers, captivating readers from the very beginning with CARRIE, his gripping tale of high school tragedy. He has written dozens of novels and short stories, many of which have been made into blockbuster movies. He lives in Maine with his wife, the writer Tabitha King.