Under the Dome
by Stephen King
Hodder & Stoughton Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9780340992562
Date: 10 November 2009 List Price £19.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Uncorrected Proof Copy: A big release in every sense of the word. For a man who was supposed to have retired a year or two back, Stephen King remains as prolific as ever, with new material continuing to pour forth from his inexhaustible imagination.
In November his new novel Under The Dome will be published by Hodder & Stoughton - a tale that has taken the author two decades to perfect and, by all accounts, a book that will be well worth the wait.
"On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as 'the dome' comes down on it, people running errands in the neighbouring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. Dale Barbara, Iraq vet, teams up with a few intrepid citizens against the town's corrupt politician. But time, under the dome, is running out...."