Stephen King and Owen King on Sleeping Beauties

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen and Owen King

Sleeping Beauties

SIMON & SCHUSTER
Sleeping Beauties
A NOVEL
By Stephen King and Owen King

In this spectacular father/son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men?

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent. And while they sleep they go to another place, a better place, where harmony prevails and conflict is rare.

Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women’s prison, Sleeping Beauties is a wildly provocative, gloriously dramatic novel that feels particularly urgent and relevant today.

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