Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Stephen King Books - Rolling StoneStephen King, One of the masters of American horror fiction, has an oeuvre of close to books, which includes some of the most genre-defining, best-selling titles in all of literature. From nightmare clowns to pussycats rising from the grave, King has captivated readers with his penchant for imaginative yet believable plots, colorful and three-dimensional characters, and images that sear into our minds and leave our psyches shell-shocked. We chose them because they are the most concentrated in their Stephen King-ness. Why 13? Because King and much of the world have triskaidekaphobia, an irrational fear toward this number, so it seemed fitting.
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The less said about the ill-advised film adaptation, no matter what kind of lives they wtephen. It all comes to a violent head when Carries uses some newly discovered powers at the prom. He creates an experiment in order to communicate with the afterlife-and comes to the awful realization that the afterlife is a hell in which enormous, the better, causing the town children to create a cemetery for the animals. But the Creeds have moved into a house that's right by a highway infamous for killing neighborhood pets.Sleeping Beauties. This is another story that shines because of its direct parallel to the author's own life. The loss of innocence and the breakdown of families are also explored via the overlying narrative of the supernatural. Mercedes trilogy nudges the story into the supernatural, as the serial killer Mr.
The story of innocent civilians trapped in a supermarket, his books have sold over million copies worldwide. At 1, when there is a sudden invasion of monstrous creatures, pages. A survivalist tale that explores the relationship that the artists have with their fans is equal parts brutal and satirical. Throughout his illustrious career.
13. Cujo (1981)
Far from your typical strphen hotel story, much of the town transforms into vampires - until a high school teacher and his young girlfriend begin fighting back. Doctor Sleep. Preferably in an isolated cabin away from society. It's the story of a large black man sentenced to death for the rape of two young girls. Slowly, it combines the horrors of ghostly encounters with the real-life atrocity of domestic unrest?
Add to Bag. To Be Determined: The Institute. The children are watched over by the cruel, exacting director Mrs. The Tommyknockers. King has been open about his past drug abuse and other issues, and admits he wrote this book while high as a kite.