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Who is Stephen King?
Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine, US on 21st September 1947. He is well known for his horror books, with heavy influence from the supernatural. He also wrote in the Sci/Fi, Crime and Fantasy genres.
Stephen King has published 65 novels and over 200 short stories in a short space of 49 years. His 66th book Holly, is due for release later this year. Altogether, all his works have sold over 400 million copies worldwide, ranking him as the 21st most sold author of all time.
His work has inspired countless adaptations into film and TV, and even inspiring other authors and creators into making their own stuff. He has even made cameos in some of these, such as IT: Chapter Two (2019) and The Stand (2021).
21st of September, 1947 in Portland, Maine, USA.
Horror, Mystery, Literature and Fiction
Published by Doubleday
3.98 out of 5 on Goodreads
Below you can find out more about the book series that Stephen King has done and the best reading order for them.
1982: Danse Macabre, Hugo Award
1986: Skeleton Crew, Locus Award
1987: Misery, Bram Stoker Award, Best Novel
1996: The Green Mile, Bram Stoker Award, Best Novel
2001: On Writing, Locus Award
2004: World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement
2015: Mr. Mercedes, Edgar Award for Best Novel
High school isn’t a very important place. When you’re going you think it’s a big deal, but when it’s over nobody really thinks it was great unless they’re beered up.
Want to Know More?
If you have enjoyed any of Stephen King’s work and want to learn more about him or any other of his work, then feel free to check out his website.
You can follow him on Twitter to keep up to date with all his upcoming work.
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