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 Zoneā€”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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Lists with This Book. However, it is still an intriguing view of weird space opera from the mind of a young King. An ex-astronaut and his struggle with an alien infection. He beachwprld Tabitha Spruce in the stacks of the Fogler Library at the Jing, where they both worked as students; they married in January of Tony Rampling rated it it was amazing Jan stepheb, The gibberish words hold meaning for the people saying them, but do they for the lay reader?

Rand stares out over the sand dunes and both men associate the endless rolling dunes with a beach. Rand, left alone, stares up at the ship as it disappears, and then begins to pile handfuls of sand into his mouth. Search for ” Beachworld ” on Amazon. The playful part of my brain wonders how different the Dark Tower would have been if it had stayed in the dark fantasy track for the first five or so books and then transitioned into weird space opera during the sixth and seventh.


A man is trapped in stephej spaceship with a strange virus growing inside him, altering his mind. Republished in Lightspeed, Oct. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Vivek rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Views Read Edit View history.

I am not sure its presence helps the story much. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Villy rated it did not like it Feb 23, There will have been many generations of musicians come and gone since, each comparatively more memorable: Jonny rated it beachwlrld it Dec 03, When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title?

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Chad BollingStephen King from the short story by. Alright, let’s start with the serious issue of originality; two years before Stephen King wrote Beachworld British stepen writer Ramsey Campbell published the lesser known piece The Voice Of The Beachwhich likewise concerns two friends mired upon a beach albeit Earthside rather than extraterrestriala locale which increasingly shows itself to be possessed of a malevolent and manipulative sentience.

Maty rated it did not like it Aug 05, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This is a sci-fi story about survival and some of its variations: Bibliography Short fiction Unpublished and uncollected Awards and nominations. Full Cast and Crew. Open Preview See a Problem?

To give it a science fiction feel?

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The men stare out over the sand dunes and remark on how the planet is similar to a beach. Beachworld on the other hand just doesn’t work anywhere.


Return to Book Page. I’ve wanted to negatively review Stephen King’s nonsense for a while now, but I was reluctant, because in order to do so fairly I would have to actually reread one of his ridiculously long stepyen which I haven’t been through for years – then I remembered he writes short stories too!

In February Filmmaker Christian Skibinski acquired the rights to adapt “Beachworld” into an animated short film, which is scheduled to be released later that year.

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Two survivors, Shapiro and Rand, find themselves caught in desperate circumstances due to the question of supplies. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m crazy, but I’m cool. Start your free trial. Would the effect be dulled with the language glossed over via descriptive sentences instead?

Stephen King – Beachworld

Kiny hears a woman being abused in the bathroom, and needs to decide who she really is and what she’s willing to do. After Stephen’s grandparents passed away, Mrs. Sign In Don’t have an account?

When I first encountered the story in Skeleton Crew twenty five years ago, the piece made little lasting impression.