Under the Dome: A Novel by Stephen King

By Stephen King

On a wholly common, appealing fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the city is inexplicably and all of sudden sealed off from the remainder of the area via an invisible strength box. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as "the dome" comes down on it, humans working errands within the neighboring city are divided from their households, and automobiles explode on influence. not anyone can fathom what this barrier is, the place it got here from, and whilst -- or if -- it's going to leave.

Dale Barbara, Iraq vet and now a short-order prepare dinner, unearths himself teamed with a number of intrepid voters -- city newspaper proprietor Julia Shumway, a physician's assistant on the sanatorium, a select-woman, and 3 courageous teenagers. opposed to them stands substantial Jim Rennie, a political candidate who will cease at not anything -- even homicide -- to carry the reins of strength, and his son, who's preserving a terrible mystery in a gloomy pantry. yet their major adversary is the Dome itself. simply because time isn't simply brief. It's working out.

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