It's been 36 years since "The Shining" was published, and King has picked up the thread again, writing the first sequel to the book. "Doctor Sleep," coming in September, features Danny, the little boy in "The Shining." He's all grown up and living a normal life, sort of. He's got some issues.
A television ad for the book is available as a preview on Bookish.com. It's more teaser than anything else, but it clearly establishes the fact that this is a sequel to "The Shining."
It doesn't show some things publisher Scribner has shared about the book: It includes a group of old folks who travel the country in their RVs and dated clothing -- and happen to be quasi-immortal, sustained by a kind of spiritual vampiricism on the young.
The ad will air Monday during the season premiere of "Under the Dome," the