Stephen King fans have longed for the answer for years to the question of what ever happened to Danny Torrance from the classic best seller "The Shining." Now your questions will be answered according to Thursday, September 19 reports from USA Today, when the highly anticipated book "Doctor Sleep" finally hits the stores on September 24.
King fans will get caught up and relive a now grown Danny Torrance's nightmares in the sequel to "The Shining" entitled "Doctor Sleep." A grown man now Danny still finds himself struggling with his psychic powers and new problems.
Stephen King reveals that his wife Tabitha King finally encouraged Stephen to finish the story after Stephen struggled for several years with insecurities that any "Shining" sequel would be inferior to the original."
Writing more than 50 novels, Stephen King reveals that the character of Danny Torrance has been the "only one interested me enough" to deserve his own sequel.
The original novel "The Shining" debuted in 1977, and tells the horrifying nightmare of Danny Torrance, a small boy with psychic abilities who survived an abusive, drunk father and the horrors at the Overlook Hotel.
Danny's story, "Doctor Sleep" hits store shelves on Tuesday, September 24 and will depict Danny Torrance, a middle aged man's daily struggles that finds him haunted by memories and ghosts,and who is now battling his own alcoholism.
King, who is also a recovering alcoholic who's been sober for 25 years, eventually got intrigued by the idea of "giving Danny a second chance, a chance to start over."
Stephen King will also celebrate his 66th birthday on Saturday September 21 while he awaits the release of his latest novel.
Are you planning on reading Stephen King's sequel to "The Shining," "Doctor Sleep" this fall?
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