Biography of Stephen King


Study Guides on Works by Stephen King

Published in 1973, Stephen King's Carrie is an epistolary horror novel that takes the form of collected newspaper clippings, letters and diary entries to tell the tale of how bullied misfit Carrie White uses her telekinetic powers to avenge her...

Among the 60 novels, countless short stories, and six non-fiction books he has published, Stephen King's The Green Mile (1996) is among his most famous. The Green Mile tells the story of a death row supervisor named Paul Edgecombe, who one day...

It is a horror novel, written by Stephen King, and published in 1986 by Viking Press (now Penguin Random House.) The book tells the story of a mythical creature that takes on the form of one’s worst fears, most typically a clown figure known only...

Talent versus luck: this was a question that plagued Stephen King after his initial success as an author. How much of his success was due to talent, and how much due to the cult following he had amassed, and the fact that people bought his books...

The Mist is a novella penned by the godfather of horror writing, Stephen King. It tells the story of a mist that suddenly envelops the small town of Bridgton in Maine; the mist is not a natural phenomenon but an evil one, and it hides monsters...

Under The Dome is a science fiction novel by Stephen King. The story is set in and around a small town in Maine and is an intricate, complex story with multiple characters that tell how the town's inhabitants deal with being cut off from the...