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Old 09-12-2009, 03:29 PM
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What are Stephen King's best books?

I'm looking for other people's opinions on what five books you would classify as Stephen King's best books. My five can be seen here.....................
http://bookstove.com/classics/stephe...est-five-books
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Old 09-17-2009, 08:46 PM
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saloms lot
the stand
needful things
Pet Sematary
tommy knockers.
I want to get the mist. is it a novel? i don't know i hope so.
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:15 AM
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1. Rage
2. Salem's Lot
3. The Stand
4. It
5. The Shining
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:47 AM
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salems lot is the 5 best stephen king books
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Old 09-18-2009, 08:12 AM
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1. Rage
2. Salem's Lot
3. The Stand
4. It
5. The Shining
This, but I would reverse 1 and 4.
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Old 09-19-2009, 01:39 PM
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These are mine:

1. IT
2. The Stand
3. The Gunslinger (Dark Tower 1 - the only one I have read so far)
4. Firestarter
5. Misery
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:30 AM
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1 - The Stand
2 - The Shining
3 - The Dark Tower (series)
4 - Salem's Lot
5 - It

(a bit of a preference for King's early work here -- when it was more horror than literary)
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:32 AM
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The Mist is a 1980 novella - you can find it in his collection Skeleton Crew
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Old 10-28-2009, 10:16 AM
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I've only read The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Cujo and Carrie. Currently working my way through Pet Sematary.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:00 AM
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I would say:

1. The Stand
2. Needful Things
3. Pet Sematary
4. Misery
5. It's not horror, but under a different pen name King wrote a novella that became The Shawshank Redemption, which is just as perfect a gem in novella form as in film.

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