The Green Mile

The Green Mile

When it first appeared, one volume per month, Stephen King's THE GREEN MILE was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times bestseller lists—simultaneously—and delighted millions of fans the world over.

Welcome to Cold Mountain Penitentiary, home to the Depression-worn men of E Block. Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk the Green Mile, keeping a date with "Old Sparky," Cold Mountain's electric chair. Prison guard Paul Edgecombe has seen his share of oddities in his years working the Mile. But he's never seen anyone like John Coffey, a man with the body of a giant and the mind of a child, condemned for a crime terrifying in its violence and shocking in its depravity. In this place of ultimate retribution, Edgecombe is about to discover the terrible, wondrous truth about Coffey, a truth that will challenge his most cherished beliefes... and yours.

Title:The Green Mile
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780451933027
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    The Green Mile Reviews

  • Justin

    So I cheated on my local library last week. I don't think she knows yet, and I feel kind of bad about it. I discovered a smaller library that was actually much closer to my house. She definitely caugh...

  • Muhtasin Oyshik

    The Green Mile by Stephen KingShocking, poignant,thought-provoking. A great story that will transport you into the story and make you feel the characters' pain and agony. Well-written, wonderful chara...

  • AMEERA

    Deserve more than 5 stars ...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    The Green Mile, Stephen KingThe Green Mile is a 1996 serial novel by American writer Stephen King. It tells the story of death row supervisor Paul Edgecombe's encounter with John Coffey, an unusual in...

  • Henry Avila

    The Green Mile ...a nickname acquired because of the color on the floor in the Cold Mountain Penitentiary's ( somewhere in the American South), E Block , death row under a different alias, during the ...

  • ~Bookishly

    I can now clarify, not only with myself, but with every other King fan, that this particular book gave me rather noticeable palpitations and for a moment or two, it made me feel quite faint. Now, I've...

  • Dem

    Some books are worth waiting years for to read and I have certainly waited a very long time to read this one. I have to confess I am not a Stephan King fan as Horror or science fiction just doesnt wo...

  • Maureen

    *4.5 stars *Loved the movie, loved the book!...

  • Fabian {Councillor}

    Rarely does it happen to me that I read a book which actually causes me to tear up to some extent and which I can't stop thinking about even months after turning the last page. You might should have h...

  • Lyn

    One of King’s best, up there with The Shining and The Stand.King is able to terrify because he is adept at drawing us into a scene, luring the reader in with deft characterization and attention to d...