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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Beachworld by Stephen King

The Woman in the Room Two survivors, Shapiro and Rand, find themselves caught in desperate kig due to the question of supplies. Retrieved from ” https: Short stories by Stephen King short stories Short stories adapted into films Science fiction short stories Works originally published in Weird Tales. Villy rated it did not like it Feb 23, Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

A6, Captain Trips has devastated the world’s population. This story is grounded in people who do the day to day muck work. After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Secondly, regarding the body of the story itself, it contains inanities like the protagonist’s companion repeatedly reminiscing about sixties band The Beach Boys, dead for 8, years in this fictional timeline with such anachronism it’s obvious the story was originally centred around something like a modern day shipwreck on an uncharted isle rather than a crashed spacecraft on another planet, more on that later 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?

Based on the short story by Stephen King.

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Audible Download Audio Books. Alright, let’s start with the serious issue of originality; two years before Stephen King wrote Beachworld British horror writer Ramsey Campbell published the lesser known piece The Voice Of The Beachwhich l I’ve wanted to negatively review Stephen King’s nonsense for a while kinv, but I was reluctant, because in order to do so fairly I would have to actually reread one of his ridiculously long novels; which I haven’t been through for years – then I remembered he writes short stories too!


This is a sci-fi story about survival and some of its variations: I think you plagiarised your daughter. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Rand stares out over the sand dunes and both men associate the endless rolling dunes with a beach. Implausible, unless somebody is the founder of an enduring religion or philosophy or if they make some remarkable mathematical or physical discovery which is perennially relied upon there’s no way people will remember their name millennia from now.

He graduated inwith a B. Learn more More Like This. Twenty-five years later, coming to it during a Stephen King reread with Trista, I find myself more interested in what the story does and how it does it.

A Guide to the Worlds of Stephen King. To ask other readers questions about Beachworldplease sign up. At first, Shapiro is faced with the question of raw survival. This is an extremely fascinating story btw Stephen King, and how wonderful he writes sci- find.

In fact, I’m sure it was. I cannot say they do for me. Red rated it really liked it Apr 30, Preview — Beachworld by Stephen King. Now, inadvertent plagiarism is inevitable in a world with billions of potential writers penning their thoughts to beachworl, but independent accusations of infringement against Stephen King date back decades.

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The gibberish words hold meaning for the people saying them, but do they for the lay reader? Elizabeth Davis rated it it was amazing May 25, The rescue ship escapes just in time, with Shapiro narrowly avoiding a giant hand of sand. She hears a woman being abused in the bathroom, and needs to decide who she really is stepyen what she’s willing to do. Republished in Lightspeed, Oct. When a diabolical English lord is murdered, Sherlock Holmes and Watson must unexpectedly exchange roles in order to solve “the perfect locked room mystery.


I am an influencer. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The physics-related dangers of landing a heavy craft on a world apparently covered with thick layers of loose sand is the least of the worries.

Rand resists leaving the planet, and the sand reveals itself to be sentient. Beachworld is neither, it’s a plain ole monster story played out around a distant star for some reason well, we know the reason, the writing is unoriginal and a translocation from mundane settings make it seem less so. Feb 05, Clara Black rated it liked it Shelves: Shapiro also bexchworld drawn to the dunes but, unlike Rand, finds this hypnosis frightening and is relieved to go inside the ship where the dunes are out of sight.

Heroes for Hope American Vampire Retrieved from ” http: However, Rand resists leaving the planet, and the sand reveals itself to be sentient. A man is trapped in kibg spaceship with a strange virus growing inside him, altering his mind.

Jun 04, David Meditationseed rated it really liked it. If that was not enough, the dunes themselves have a mysterious, hypnotic power all their own. Start your free trial.

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