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Stephen King


"The most haunted of houses is the human mind."
When you read that quote, what does it make you think? Well, it makes me think of one thing. It makes me think of all of the terrifying stories I’ve read by the master of the macabre himself, Stephen Edwin King. His mind has conjured up countless novels and short stories to do none other than to scare you out of your mind. His style and vivid detail meticulously planted in every work he does is the reason for such reactions to his horrific books. I invite you to come and discover the man behind the horror and learn what inspires him to write such imaginative novels and short stories.
Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland Maine in the ...

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full of local news and fictional works by King (Beahm 2). I found this to be quite humorous. I can see two kids sitting at the mimeograph machine printing out their very own five cent newspaper.
When King was at the impressionable age of four, something occurred that King would hold with him for a very long time. King’s family life was typical, for the fifties. King’s mother stayed at home and took care of the home while the father worked. Stephen’s mother and father loved both Stephen and his brother Danny very much. Although one night his father stepped out to buy a pack of cigarettes and he was never seen or heard from again after that night. This, as you can imagine, had a very profound effect on the young Stephen King. He recalled in his autobiographical work "Danse Macabre" that he hardly remembers seeing his mother for the next nine years after his fathers disappearance. His mother worked as hard as she could just to make ends meet (Beahm 1) . When I learned about ...

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these four books. They were the works written by the late Richard Bachman. Richard Bachman was actually just a pseudonym for Stephen King. King was settled in to multiple deals with publishers and had had three other novels in addition to the four mentioned above (Winter 12). The way he saw it those other books would not see print for at least five more years. So he came up with the idea of releasing them under a different name. He did this as an experiment. To see just how much of his best-selling books were because of his name. The "Bachman Books" as they were later called, sold alright on the bookshelves. When the information came out that Richard Bachman was actually ...

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Added: 6/18/2007 09:27:28 AM
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