Happy belated release day to this beauty! I got this in the mail yesterday and I dove right in. I’m loving it!
SLEEPING BEAUTIES by father-son collaboration Stephen King & Owen King
This Saturday I’m making the 6 hour drive to go see them in Milwaukee 🙂
Here’s the synopsis:
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. The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied, or is she a demon who must be slain? Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women’s prison, Sleeping Beauties is wildly provocative and gloriously absorbing.
I’m not terribly far yet, but I plan to finish it by Saturday before the tour date! Who else got this one? Are you reading it right away or waiting?