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A Novel

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An edition of Cell (2006)

Cell

A Novel

(1)
  • 3.65 ·
  • 113 Ratings
  • 522 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading
  • 121 Have read

THERE'S A REASON CELL RHYMES WITH HELL.

On October 1, God is in His heaven, the stock market stands at 10,140, most of the planes are on time, and Clayton Riddell, an artist from Maine, is almost bouncing up Boylston Street in Boston. He's just landed a comic book deal that might finally enable him to support his family by making art instead of teaching it. He's already picked up a small (but expensive!) gift for his long-suffering wife, and he knows just what he'll get for his boy Johnny. Why not a little treat for himself? Clay's feeling good about the future.

That changes in a hurry. The cause of the devastation is a phenomenon that will come to be known as The Pulse, and the delivery method is a cell phone. Everyone's cell phone. Clay and the few desperate survivors who join him suddenly find themselves in the pitch-black night of civilization's darkest age, surrounded by chaos, carnage, and a human horde that has been reduced to its basest nature. . .and then begins to evolve.

There's really no escaping this nightmare. But for Clay, an arrow points home to Maine, and as he and his fellow refugees make their harrowing journey north they begin to see crude signs confirming their direction: KASHWAK=NO-FO. A promise, perhaps. Or a threat . . .

There are one hundred and ninety-three million cell phones in the United States alone. Who doesn't have one? Stephen King's utterly gripping, gory, and fascinating novel doesn't just ask the question "Can you hear me now?" It answers it with a vengeance.

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Publisher
Scribner
Language
English
Pages
355

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New York, USA

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction
Copyright Date
2006

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3561.I483 C38 2006, PS3561.I483C38 2006

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
355, 12 p. ;
Number of pages
355

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL15571085M
Internet Archive
cellnovel00king
ISBN 10
0743292332
ISBN 13
9780743292337
LCCN
2005057531
OCLC/WorldCat
814293919, 62712711
Alibris ID
9780743292337
Google
FtdlAAAAMAAJ
Amazon ID (ASIN)
0743292332
Library Thing
5079
Goodreads
470684

Work Description

Cell is a 2006 apocalyptic horror novel by American author Stephen King. The story follows a New England artist struggling to reunite with his young son after a mysterious signal broadcast over the global cell phone network turns the majority of his fellow humans into mindless vicious animals.

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The event that came to be known as The Pulse began at 3:03 P.M., eastern standard time, on the afternoon of October 1.
added by Lisa. "first sentence"

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