Books by Stephen King (Author of The Shining)
50 Must-Read Books Recommended by Stephen King (Plus a Few Extra Recommendations From Me)
Misery is an American psychological horror thriller novel written by Stephen King and first published by Viking Press in The novel's narrative is based on the relationship of its two main characters — the popular writer Paul Sheldon and his psychotic fan Annie Wilkes. When Paul is seriously injured following a car accident, former nurse Annie brings him to her home, where Paul receives treatment and doses of pain medication. Gradually, Paul realizes that he is a prisoner and is forced to indulge his captor's whims. The novel's title carries separate meanings; it is the name carried by the central heroine of Paul's book series, and King described such a state of emotion during the novel's writing.
Stephen King. In his memoir, "On Writing," King shares valuable insights into how to be a better writer. And he doesn't sugarcoat it. He writes, "I can't lie and say there are no bad writers. Sorry, but there are lots of bad writers.
The following is a complete list of books published by Stephen King, an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.
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As the author of more than 60 globally best-selling books, the mind behind 50 of the scariest scary movies, and both a National Medal of Honor and National Book Foundation Medal recipient, it's an undisputed fact that Stephen King is a master of horror fiction. Since his debut novel Carrie , King has been hitting us with countless masterful stories that are so perfectly twisted and shocking, we always want more. As a matter of fact, his works are often turned into cultural staples in film and TV. The Shining, anyone? The latest novels to get the big screen treatment are Pet Semetary , which hits theaters April 5 and stars King, too and It 2, which premieres September 6.