Beachworld Poster. After crash landing on a desert planet, two men struggle with their sanity. Writers: Chad Bolling, Stephen King (from the short story by). Stephen King is the best-selling, award-winning author of innumerable classics, such as The Shining, Carrie, Cujo, and The Dead Zone—all of which have been . The page for the Short Story Beachworld. Beachworld. Synopsis: The two surviving members of a spacecraft’s crash find themselves on an uncharted planet.

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But for its well-written-ness, Herr King, this could’ve been written by a 7 year old. By the time a rescue vessel arrives, the story stephenn into higher gear and all the established groundwork pays off.

Want to Read saving…. When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good. Weird Tales 1st releaseSkeleton Crew. Such controversy would be more forgivable if Mr. Clayton rated it really liked it May 06, Would the effect be dulled with the language glossed over via descriptive sentences instead?

When I first encountered the story in Skeleton Crew twenty five years ago, the piece made little lasting impression. Her parents, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had become incapacitated with old age, and Ruth King was persuaded by her sisters to take over the physical care of them.

A ship crashes down stepuen a wasted world, in the midst of a vast desert.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The rescue ship escapes just in time, with Shapiro narrowly avoiding a giant hand of sand. A Guide to the Worlds of Stephen King. Beachwolrd first, Shapiro is faced with the question of raw survival.


Learn more More Like This. However, why is this here? A group of young survivors cope with the thought that they could be the only ones left when they meet one Unfortunately, the point of view character Shapiro is a bit of an asshole, his commanding officer checks out before too long, and we are left with a bit of an ass trying to grapple with another person cracking up.

However, Rand resists leaving the planet, and the sand reveals itself to be sentient. I am not sure its presence helps the story much. Feb 05, Clara Black rated it liked it Shelves: Of all his books now I am finding this out!

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Rand, left alone, stares up at the ship as it disappears, and then begins to pile handfuls of sand into his mouth. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Maty rated it did strphen like it Aug 05, Jessica Peat rated it liked it Sep 02, Republished in Lightspeed, Oct.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It was a beach in no stfphen of an ocean—it was its own ocean, a sculpted sea of sand, a black-and-white-snapshot sea frozen forever in troughs and crests and more troughs and crests. However, the idea of people traversing interplanetary space via ships or jumpgate technology is not something typically found therein.

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I wish there were more King tales in this genre. Fame based upon sex appeal as most singers and actors thrive upon is fairly short lasting, with their prestige passing with age and dying even before their body. Juliet rated it liked it Jun 02, It was a beach in no need of an ocean—it was its own ocean, a scul Published in the Fall issue of Weird Tales. A live action version of Beachworld was released in Many were gathered into the Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologies.


This is a sci-fi story about survival and some of its variations: Short animated film by Maria Ivanova. I’m crazy, but I’m cool. Jul 24, Kellie-Rose Wick rated it it was amazing.

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He graduated inwith a B. Beachworld on the other hand just doesn’t work anywhere. I don’t normally like to nitpick the plausibility of Sci-fi, but why would someone in the far future listen to 20th century rock? I think you plagiarised your daughter.

Redmond rated it really liked it Apr 30, Clab rated it liked it Ebachworld 07, Books by Stephen King. We took this chance and picked the most beautiful Dollar-Baby: You are commenting using your WordPress. The possibility of life is the real one. In fact, I’m sure beachwoeld was. It was original published in the Fall issue of Weird Talesand later included in King’s own collection Skeleton Crew. Full Cast and Crew.