A favorite author of many teenagers, Stephen King has written over twenty-five works of horror fiction under his own name and the pseudonym Richard Bachman. His unique combination of the macabre, black humor, psychic phenomena, and popular culture has great appeal in all formats: book, movie, and television.
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King, Stephen—Criticism and interpretation
Horror tales—History and criticism
Horror films—History and criticism
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