Questions tagged [stephen-king]

For questions about the works of Stephen King and his life as a writer.

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Why does Pennywise Kill Patrick Hockstetter?

In Stephen King's IT, we are introduced to some particularly evil characters such as Beverley's husband Tom Rogan, Henry Bowers, and most notably Patrick Hockstetter. King delves into this maniacal, ...
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Is the Crimson King's first attack on Stephen King based on a real experience from the author's childhood?

In The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah Eddie and Roland pay a visit to Stephen King in 1977, after learning that he apparently wrote about Pere Callahan's story. In order to learn what is really going ...
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Weird Timeline in ‘Salem’s Lot’

Describing the history of the Marsten House in the novel Salem’s Lot, Stephen King writes of the Marsten family: He and his wife had retired wealthy to ‘salem’s Lot in 1929, and had lost a good ...
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Doctor Sleep and The Bone Clocks

These two novels came out a year apart. They share certain very noticeable similarities: The Bone Clocks, by David Mitchell, was acclaimed by Stephen King, who wrote Doctor Sleep. (Both are high-...