Danse Macabre

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Hodder & Stoughton, May 8, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 pages
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Ranging across the whole spectrum of horror in popular culture from the seminal classics of "Count Dracula" and "Frankenstein", Stephen King describes his ideas on how horror works on many levels and how he brings it to bear on his own inimitable novels. Told in the chatty, intelligent style of the course for which this was originally devised, this is a charming book replete with pertinent anecdote and observation.

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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

I purchased this book back in the 1980’s when it was first published and I know I thumbed through it occasion but never really read it. In my defense, it was my “baby years” and I did not read much ... Read full review

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User Review  - SlySionnach - LibraryThing

There's something about the way Stephen King writes that just seems like he's sitting across the table from you, chit-chatting. It's conversational while educational and it makes me wish that I was ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Stephen King has been described by the Guardian as 'one of the greatest storytellers of our time', by the Mirror as a 'genius' and by The Sunday Times as 'one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel.' In 2003, he was given the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, for most of the year in Maine, USA.

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