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Stephen King, American Master

A Creepy Corpus of Facts About Stephen King & His Work

by Stephen Spignesi

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Fascinating facts, trivia, and little-known details about the Master of the Macabre's life and work, plus interviews, essays, and insights for King fans, from the casual to the fanatical!

Did you know...?

  • In his early teens, Stephen King sold typed copies of his short stories at school.
  • King originally thought his novel Pet Sematary was too frightening to publish.
  • King's legendary Dark Tower series took him more than 30 years to write.
  • Thinner was the novel that revealed his "Richard Bachman" pseudonym to the world.
  • King wrote The Eyes of the Dragon for his daughter Naomi.
  • He has never liked Stanley Kubrick's film version of his novel The Shining.
  • It took him four years to write what some consider his magnum opus, IT.
  • The 2017 film version of IT has grossed more than $700 million worldwide.
  • In addition to novels, King has written essays, plays, screenplays, and even poetry.

  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Permuted
    Imprint:
    Smashwords Edition
    Publication Date:
    2018

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