Narrated by John Glover. Brett Leonard’s The Lawnmower Man opened to some moderate success. 57 reviews. The other volumes have great stories, but they are not as scary. 794 likes. John Glover reads a selection of unabridged short stories, including "The Lawnmower Man," from Stephen King's best-selling collection Night Shift. Living in Atlanta is David's 1st book. Harold Parkette is in need of a new lawn mowing service. First Edition / First Printing . See reviews & details on a wide selection of Blu-ray & DVDs, both new & used. Lawn cutting & general gardening services. 4 cassettes. Fantastic read with the typical Stephen King flair. It was pretty creepy with some memorable visuals, but not necessarily my favorite short story of Kings. Harold Parkette hires "Pastoral Greenery and Outdoor Services Inc." to cut his lawn. Five classic tales of terror from Stephen King's bone-chilling and bestselling collection, Night Shift. This collection of unabridged short stories, included "The Lawnmower Man," "The Ledge," "Sometimes They Come Back," "Quitters, Inc.," and "The Mangler." Harold Parkette disposes of his lawnmower after his neighbor’s cat dies a gruesome death. The summer before, a neighbor's cat was accidentally killed when another neighbor's dog chased it under the mower. Funny that this story and the move that was made with this title are two different things. Image 7 of 11 Refresh and try again. The Lawnmower Man is a 1992 science-fiction action-horror film directed by Brett Leonard, written by Leonard and Gimel Everett, and starring Jeff Fahey as Jobe Smith, an intellectually disabled gardener, and Pierce Brosnan as Dr. Lawrence "Larry" Angelo, a scientist who decides to experiment on him in an effort to give him greater intelligence. Exactly the kind of weird and horror I was looking for right now. John Glover reads a selection of unabridged short stories, including "The Lawnmower Man… As they leave, the scent of freshly cut grass hangs strongly in the air. The lawnmower man is about Harold Parkette, who after an accident with his lawnmower and the neighbors dog, decides to sell his lawnmower. These stories were buckwild and I loved it. THE LAWNMOWER MAN, director Brett Leonard (right), 1992. Personal favourites - "The Ledge" and "Quitters, Inc.". When Harold revives, the lawnmower man explains that this new method, introduced by his boss, grants substantial benefits, and that he makes sacrificial victims of customers who cannot appreciate the process. Listen online or offline with Android, iOS, web, Chromecast, and Google Assistant. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published For the 1992 film, see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Bizarre Adventures #29 - The Lawnmower Man (Issue)", "IDW Announces John Buscema Silver Surfer, Walt Simonson Manhunter Artist's Editions, Stephen King & Simonson Lawnmower Man Portfolio - Bleeding Cool News And Rumors", "Walter Simonson's Lawnmower Man: Artist's Edition Portfolio is available! This time he tries to enhance the intelligence of the retarded local gardener Jobe Smith, also known as the lawnmower man. Start by marking “The Lawnmower Man: Stories from Night Shift” as Want to Read: Error rating book. - Kindle edition by Rector, David. Being an older reader probably makes for that being part of the case if anything. DVD Starring: Various ... Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data: As soon as the man is out of sight, Harold desperately calls the police, but is interrupted by the lawnmower man, who reveals his boss's name: Pan. The lawnmower briefly chases Harold through his living room before brutally slaughtering him. My favorite King short story - grotesque, stomach turning, fascinating, original. I read the short stories from the hardcover book “NIGHT SHIFT” while listening to the audible version narrated by JOHN GLOVER. Get your for as little as $69.99 for limited time. "The Lawnmower Man" is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the May 1975 issue of Cavalier and later collected in King's 1978 collection Night Shift. When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, M. Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I thought dabbling in the Black Arts would be good for a chuckle, how wrong I was. They also provide a solid shot in the arm for a short story collection that, at the mid-way point, was in danger of careening off the tracks. "The Lawnmower Man" is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the May 1975 issue of Cavalier and later collected in King's 1978 collection Night Shift. Try Google Play Audiobooks today! He had owned a large silver Lawnboy and paid the boy down the block five dollars per cutting to push it. Just finished reading the audible book “THE LAWNMOWER MAN AND OTHER STORIES FROM NIGHT SHIFT” by STEPHEN KING. No monthly commitment. But the “Lawnmower Man” he hires to do the job proves more than Harold bargained for. There's something great about a paperback book: They're perfect book club choices, you can throw them in your bag and go, and they've been out in... 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