This article is about the 1998 Stephen King novel. For the 2008 single by Kevin Devine, see Another Bag of Bones. Bag of Bones is bag of bones pdf download 1998 novel by Stephen King.
It focuses on an author who suffers severe writer’s block and delusions at an isolated lake house four years after the death of his wife. It won the Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel in 1998, and the British Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1999.
Stephen King had been publishing his books with Viking since The Dead Zone in 1979. 15 million advance per book. King also wanted to move to a more literary and prestigious publisher.
The novel, first reported to be a thousand pages but turned out to be nearly half that, was billed as “a haunted love story”, and this phrase was printed on the back cover of the hardcover first edition, which had a print-run of 1. The narrator, Mike Noonan, a bestselling novelist, suffers severe writer’s block after his pregnant wife Jo suddenly dies of an aneurysm.
He decides to confront his fears and moves to his vacation house on Dark Score Lake, known as Sara Laughs. On his first day, he meets Kyra, a 3-year-old girl and her young widowed mother, 20-year-old Mattie Devore. Mattie’s father-in-law is Max Devore, an elderly rich man who will do anything to gain custody of his granddaughter, Kyra.