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The Shining by Stephen King

The Shining cover
Gift Edition SOLD OUT
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Lettered Edition SOLD OUT
Limited Edition with Vincent Chong Remarque SOLD OUT
Matching Set of Doctor Sleep and The Shining Limiteds SOLD OUT
  • Length: 500 pages


Dust jacket and interior illustrations by Vincent Chong
Signature Page illustration by Dagmara Matuszak

Important Ordering Notes:

  • If you have already purchased a limited or lettered copy of The Shining, you are not eligible to purchase another
  • We regret that we are not able to accept phone orders for this title.
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal.
  • No coupons, specials, or savings certificates may be applied to the purchase of this title.
  • The copies of The Shining offered do have the slight scuffing issues. 
  • All non-postage income from the Doctor Sleep/The Shining Sets will be donated to a local fencing nonprofit.  

When The Shining was first published in 1977, it left an immediate and indelible impression. At once terrifying and intensely human, it set the standard for the modern horror novel, and remains as vital and affecting today as it was thirty-five years ago.

The story The Shining tells has assumed a permanent place in American popular culture. It is, first of all, the story of a family: Jack and Wendy Torrance and their extraordinarily gifted son, Danny. The Torrances are a family in crisis. They have come to the Overlook Hotel, a deluxe resort set in an isolated corner of the Colorado Rockies, to serve as winter caretakers and to recover from a series of bruising personal defeats. But, as they soon discover, the Overlook is more than a hotel. It is a malign, voracious entity with an extravagantly violent history, and it is determined to absorb the Torrance family—Danny in particular—into its dark heart.

The Shining is a novel in which all of the varied elements—scenes, setting, character—come triumphantly together. The Overlook Hotel, with its haunted rooms, elaborate traps, and twisted secrets, is one of the most compelling backdrops in all of horror fiction. And the Torrances, with their tragic flaws, hidden wounds, and profound, often frustrated love for one another, are as real and credible as the people we encounter in our everyday lives. The result is a novel with the narrative power and emotional resonance of a classic. It is, and will always be, a consummate example of the storyteller’s art.

The Subterranean Press edition of The Shining will be printed in two colors throughout.

Lettered: 52 signed, specially bound copies, housed in a custom traycase, with an original remarque.
Limited: 750 signed numbered copies, housed in a custom traycase
Gift: 1500 unsigned cloth bound copies, housed in a custom slipcase

One final note: We're not responsible for lost or damaged international orders of the Limited and Lettered edition of The Shining.