Stephen King, American Master: A Creepy Corpus of Facts About Stephen King & His Work

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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!

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·      In his early teens, Stephen King sold typed copies of his short stories at school.

·      King originally thought his novel Pet Sematarywas too frightening to publish.

·      King’s legendary Dark Towerseries took him more than 30 years to write.

·      Thinnerwas the novel that revealed his “Richard Bachman” pseudonym to the world.

·      King wrote The Eyes of the Dragonfor 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 IThas grossed more than $700 million worldwide.

·      In addition to novels, King has written essays, plays, screenplays, and even poetry.

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About the author

Stephen Spignesi is a world authority on Stephen King, The Beatles, the U.S. Presidents, the Titanic, and other historical and pop culture subjects. His first novel Dialogueswas hailed as a “reinvention of the psychological thriller.”

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Publisher
Permuted Press
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Published on
Oct 30, 2018
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Pages
770
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ISBN
9781682616079
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
Literary Criticism / Horror & Supernatural
Reference / Trivia
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