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

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A fun and informative compendium for Stephen King fans—interviews, essays, and loads of facts and details about all of his work.

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!

Did you know…?
  • In his early teens, Stephen King sold typed copies of his short stories at school.
  • King originally thought his novel Pet Sematary was too frightening to publish.
  • King’s legendary Dark Tower series took him more than 30 years to write.
  • Thinner was the novel that revealed his “Richard Bachman” pseudonym to the world.
  • King wrote The Eyes of the Dragon for 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 IT has grossed more than $700 million worldwide.
  • In addition to novels, King has written essays, plays, screenplays, and even poetry.

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 Dialogues was hailed as a “reinvention of the psychological thriller.”


Product Details
ISBN: 9781682616062
ISBN-10: 1682616061
Publisher: Permuted Press
Publication Date: October 30th, 2018
Pages: 432
Language: English