Thinner

Thinner


Pseudonym: Richard Bachman

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$7.99
 
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451161345
  • 320 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…

Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a rewarding career as a lawyer. But he is also fifty pounds overweight and, as his doctor keeps reminding him, heading into heart attack country.

Then, in a moment of carelessness, Billy sideswipes an old gypsy woman as she is crossing the street—and her ancient father passes a bizarre and terrible judgment on him.

“Thinner,” the old gypsy man whispers, and caresses his cheeks like a lover. Just one word…but six weeks later and ninety-three pounds lighter, Billy Halleck is more than worried. He’s terrified. And desperate enough for one last gamble…that will lead him to a nightmare showdown with the forces of evil melting his flesh away.
 

Praise

“Undeniable suspense.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“Pulsating with evil…will have you on the edge of your seat.”—Publishers Weekly

“Genuine chills.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Superbly crafted…extraordinary.”—Booklist
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