King fan self-publishes Shining book

<p>A Stephen King fan has self-published a version of the book that the character Jack Torrance obsessively writes in King&rsquo;s <span style="font-style: italic" class="Apple-style-span">The Shining</span>, reports <span style="font-style: italic" class="Apple-style-span">The Guardian</span>.</p><p class="MsoNormal">The character Torrance is a frustrated writer who spends Christmas with his wife and son at the Overlook Hotel hoping that the break will cure his writer&rsquo;s block. But the haunted hotel affects his mind and his wife realises the extent of the problem when she reads his manuscript to find that the only words contained in his book is the phrase, repeated over and over, &ldquo;All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy&rdquo;.</p><p class="MsoNormal">New York artist Phil Buehler has used these words to create different shapes throughout the 80-page book from zigzags to spirals.</p><p class="MsoNormal">Torrance was played by Jack Nicholson in Stanley Kubrick&#39;s 1980 film adaptation of the same name.</p>