Book Review of The Shining, by Stephen King. Friday, October 2, 2015 By admin No Comments. Are you looking for a book to get you in the Halloween spirit? The Shining is one of my favorite books for these reasons. If you are looking to try the film, there are two versions.
THE SHINING, by Stephen King, is slowly but surely changing that perception. It is regarded in some quarters as King's best book. I am not going to go on and on about how frustrating it must be for someone of King's prolificity and stature to have people think that his best novel was written 22 years and 30some books ago.
Stephen King Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947. He married his spouse, Tabitha King, in 1971. During the spring of 1973 Stephen published his first full length novel, entitled" Carrie". " The Shining"one of his most recognized works, was the third book he published. King currently has published 50 novels, and nearly 200 short stories. Essay on The Shining by Stephen King 829 Words 4 Pages. Title: The Shining Author: Stephen King Genre: Horror Theme: Man Vs.
The Overlook Hotel Setting: The Overlook Hotel, in a remote location on a mountain in Colorado. Major characters: Danny Torrance is a five year old boy who has the gift of shinning.
The Shining is one of the best horror stories that I have ever read. It is Stephen King at his finest. I read this book about 25 years ago and it terrified me, and of course I have also seen the movie with Jack Nicholson a bunch of The Shining is a horror novel by American author Stephen King. Published in 1977, it is King's third published novel and first hardback bestseller: the success of the book firmly established King as a preeminent author in the horror genre.
Jun 26, 2012 The Shining by Stephen King,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Doctor Sleep is a 2013 horror novel by American writer Stephen King and the sequel to his 1977 novel The Shining.
King stated that it is" a return to ballstothewall, keepthelightson horror". The book reached the first position on The New York Times Best Seller list for print and ebook fiction (combined), hardcover fiction, and ebook fiction. Doctor Complete summary of Stephen King's The Shining.
eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Shining. Jack Torrance, his wife Wendy, and their young son Danny move into the Overlook Hotel, where Jack has been hired as the winter caretaker. Cut off from civilization for months, Jack hopes to battle alcoholism and uncontrolled rage while writing a play. Evil forces residing in the Overlook which