Stephen King read a chapter from his upcoming novel “Dr. Sleep,” the eagerly anticipated sequel to his 1977 masterpiece “The Shining,” while accepting the Mason Award at the annual Fall for the Book festival in Fairfax, Virginia.
“Dr. Sleep” follows a grown-up Danny Torrence as he uses his unique powers to help the ill pass away peacefully at the hospice where he works. Trouble arises, however, when a group of psychic vampires called The Tribe swoop into town to feed on people’s energy.
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