The Green Mile
The #1 New York Times bestselling dramatic serial novel and inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film of the same name starring Tom Hanks, the ôliterary eventö (Entertainment Weekly) of The Green Mile is now available in its entirety. When The Green Mile first appeared, serialized as one volume per month, Stephen KingÆs The Green Mile was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times bestseller listùsimultaneouslyùand 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 ôOld Sparky,ö Cold MountainÆs electric chair. Prison guard Paul Edgecombe has seen his share of oddities in his years working the Mile. But heÆs 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 beliefs...and yours.