If It Bleeds, the new collection of short stories from Stephen King, explores familiar themes of horror and human frailty. Photo: Handout

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If It Bleeds: Stephen King’s new collection of short stories explores age, death and talking rats

  • Older, wiser and not above a self-deprecating joke or two, the horror writer’s gilded late period continues
  • While at times formulaic, King knows where the real horror lies – in fears of our own shortcomings
Topic |   Books and Literature
If It Bleeds, the new collection of short stories from Stephen King, explores familiar themes of horror and human frailty. Photo: Handout
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