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Stephen King announces 'Shining' sequel 'Dr. Sleep' -- watch King read an excerpt (VIDEO)

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The long anticipated sequel to The Shining, titled Dr. Sleep, is now official! There aren’t many details available about Dr. Sleep – Stephen King broke the news on his website yesterday in an item about two tweets long – but he did read an excerpt at George Mason University last weekend. It appears the sequel follows a grownup Danny Torrance, a hospice worker who helps patients die painlessly. He comes into contact with a clan of roving, psychic vampires called The Tribe. King says he’s close to finishing the manuscript.

See/hear the excerpt of Dr. Sleep below:

Are you excited for a Danny Torrance novel? What did you think of the video excerpt? In the meantime, we’re anxiously waiting for 11/22/63!

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