Thinner

Thinner

Billy Halleck, good husband and loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American good life: He has an expensive home, a nice family, and a rewarding career as a lawyer...but he is also fifty pounds overweight and edging into heart attack...

Title:Thinner
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780451190758
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    Thinner Reviews

  • Jeffrey Keeten

    “Some guys-- a lot of guys---don't believe what they are seeing, especially if it gets in the way of what they eat or drink or think or believe. Me, I don't believe in God. But if I saw him, I would...

  • Kemper

    And I thought the Atkins Diet sounded unhealthy…William Halleck is a successful lawyer living in upper middle class splendor in a Connecticut suburb with his wife and daughter, and his biggest probl...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Thinner, Stephen KingThinner is a 1984 novel by Stephen King, published under his pseudonym Richard Bachman. It was the last novel King released under the Richard Bachman pseudonym. Billy Halleck, an ...

  • Paul O'Neill

    This was my third time reading this, and I love it even more. In my top five King books of all time. Love, love, love, love it! And that ending! Still one of the best in a King book. __________Loved i...

  • Will M.

    The premise really prompted me to read this novel. Aside from the fact that King wrote this, the premise really made me curious as to what the novel was all about. It was about a man who got cursed, a...

  • Ginger

    This was an addicting and enjoyable book to read!It’s a great revenge novel and I enjoyed reading about how Billy Halleck goes from a big, fat man to something rather morbid.Billy Halleck, an upscal...

  • Dan Schwent

    Overweight lawyer William Halleck strikes and kills a gypsy woman who is crossing the street. He is acquitted but a relative of the woman touches Halleck's cheek and curses him. Now he's losing three ...

  • sue

    I’ve only read a few of Stephen Kings book but I have watched more in movies.This is the first one as Richard Bachman.And yes, I did enjoy it and would recommend for anyone who likes dark side/light...

  • Carol

    The older Stephen King novels continue to amaze me......this one grabbed me from page one and did not let go! When grossly overweight attorney Billy Helleck unintentionally hits (view spoiler)[and kil...

  • Lyn

    There is a certain directness, a freight train coming down the tracks quality about Stephen King’s early Richard Bachman books that I very much enjoy. King writes an unrelenting cause and effect tha...