The Shining by Stephen King
The Shining is a 1977 horror novel by American author Stephen King. The title was inspired by the John Lennon song "Instant Karma!", which contained the line "We all shine on…". It was King's third published novel, and first hardback bestseller, and the success of the book firmly established King as a preeminent author in the horror genre.
The 806th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 10th on 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Complex)
- - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
- - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
- - The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013 (Flavor Wire)
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