The cycle of the werewolf * Stephen King

Cycle of the Werewolf is a short horror novel by Stephen King, featuring illustrations by renowned comic book artist Bernie Wrightson. Each chapter is a short story unto itself. It tells the story of a werewolf haunting a small town as the moon turns full once every month. It was published as a limited edition hardcover in 1983 by Land of Enchantment, and in 1985 as a mass-market trade paperback by Signet.

Read online


Wonderful – epic – a book where werewolves did not have to show their abs to grab an audience!
This is the story of a city terrorized every month by a supernatural being, a werewolf. The only survivor, a crippled child, is able to identify the monster as the local reverend and attract him into a trap that will in the end kill the monster.

What I love about this book is the second chapter which talks about love:

cycle2Love would be like a kiss at dawn … or the last kiss, the real one, at the end of the Harlequin romance stories … love would be like roses in twilight …
Love would be like the rough feel of a man’s cheek, that rub and scratch
(love love is coming, love has come)
It is a man, that man, and he is so wickedly handsome. (wickedness yes love would be like wickedness) and he has come this moon-decked night and he will take her.

But love! Love is like … is like … like a scream

“Lover,” she whispers, and closes her eyes.

It falls upon her.

Love is like dying.


1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.