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Sat, 2017-Sep-16 01:42 UTC
Length - 1:56
Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 244,189 views on Friday, 15 September 2017 our article of the day is Misery (novel).
Misery is a 1987 psychological horror thriller novel by Stephen King. The novel was nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1988, and was later made into a Hollywood film and an off-Broadway play of the same name. When King was writing Misery in 1985 he planned the book to be released under the pseudonym Richard Bachman but the identity of the pseudonym was discovered before the release of the book.
The novel focuses on Paul Sheldon, a writer famous for Victorian-era romance novels involving the character of Misery Chastain. One day he is rescued from a car crash by crazed fan Annie Wilkes, who transports him to her house and, once finding out what he has done to Misery in his latest book, forces him to write a new book modifying the story – no matter what it takes.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:42 UTC on Saturday, 16 September 2017.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misery_(novel).
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