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Uncle Otto's Truck (1983) [Short Story]
by Stephen King Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.1 of 10 (7 votes) (Rate!)
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A man lives in a one-room house he built for a school house, but that the town did not want. Outside in a field is a derelict truck that he used to kill his partner, and that he believes is inching closer and closer to his house.

Originally published in Yankee, October 1983.

Reprinted in:

  • The Year’s Best Horror Stories: Series XII, 1984
  • Skeleton Crew, Putnam 1985
  • Horrorstory: Volume 4, ed. Karl Edward Wagner, Underwood-Miller 1990

Original title: Uncle Otto's Truck
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorPsychological Horror

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Year's Best Horror Stories, the: Series XII (1984) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stephen King , Tanith Lee , Ramsey Campbell , David Drake , Jane Yolen , Al Sarrantonio , Juleen Brantingham , Dennis Etchison , David J. Schow , David Langford , Roger Johnson , Susan Casper , Billy Wolfenbarger , Jon Wynne-Tyson , Vincent McHardy , Lawrence C. Connolly , Malcolm Edwards , Frances Garfield , Scott Bradfield
     Skeleton Crew (1985) [Collection]
      Author: Stephen King

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