Stephen King’s Scariest Monster

“Rose Madder” is often overlooked in the King collection. In reality it is a terrifying and uplifting book. This interesting blog discusses what I consider one of King’s best novels.

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Stephen King needs no introduction. To date, the internationally bestselling author and writer most well-known synonymously with the horror genre and the ability to terrify readers the world over, has published 54 novels. Some of them have been more fantasy-based, some thrillers, others perhaps more mainstream fiction, yet almost all of them have featured a monster, some strange fantastical creature or a seemingly ordinary human of extreme evil and hate. These are the people and “things” that terrify his many readers, be they Randall Flagg, Pennywise the Clown, “Big” Jim Rennie, Annie Wilkes, The Crimson King or Norman Daniels.

Over the last couple of years I’ve had the chance to listen to a lot of audiobooks and reread a large number of Stephen King books. I’ve gone through King’s bibliography before, so it’s been a lot of fun revisiting a number of these stories and enjoying the thrill of fear and…

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