"You just had to know little Danny Torrance was not destined to have a normal life, so it comes as no surprise that he turned to booze, broads and brawling. Watching him work his way through his troubles, lead by a grumpy old man, a psychic cat and a very special young girl makes for fascinating reading. King's characters are what makes him stand above other authors. His ability to make us care for even the most unlikable people is a true gift.
I read the Shining thirty years ago and I must say it's good to see Danny again.