Stephen King

"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win."

Stephen Edwin King is an American author of suspense, horror, sci-fi and fantasy books. He was born on 21st September 1947 in Portland, Maine. His father Donald King was a sea merchant and mother Nellie Ruth was a housewife. His father abandoned the family when he was little. After that the family decided to settle in Stratford, Connecticut but returned to Maine when he was eleven. According to his family King saw his friend being hit by a train and dying although he does not recall the incident. But this incident became the ground for King’s works. Stephen King went to the Durham Elementary School and graduated from Lisbon Falls High School. He went to the ‘University of Maine’ and received a Bachelor of Science degree. During his studies here he published a collection of 18 short stories with his close friend Chris Chesley. It was named ‘People, Places and Things’.

Born 21st September 1947, Maine USA
Pen Names Richard Bachman and John Swithen.

Author's books

Dark Tower VII


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