Stephen King

Stephen King portrait image to appear alongside the Stephen King biography.

Stephen King, the American author of horror and fantasy books was born in Portland in 1947. His first writing steps were taken when attending the University of Maine, he wrote a column for the school's newspaper.

Although chiefly know for his horror books he has also written several fantasy novels, The Dark Tower being his magnum opus and the fantasy work that he is currently best known for.

Stephen King books reviewed

Critical acclaim

... on the Dark Tower series

King's magnificent uberstory is finally complete... King's achievement is startling; his characters fresh... his plot sharply drawn... It is magic. Daily Express