The Greatest All-Time Works of Stephen King Books

The Greatest All-Time Works of Stephen King

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Books by Stephen King, voted on by the Ranker community. This list of King's writings is the definitive ranking of his body of work. Stephen King's stories range from thick novels to short stories and collections, and include some of the most popular horror novels of our time. Many Stephen King books and stories have been adapted into popular horror movies as well, including "The Shining," "Misery," "Carrie" and "The Shawshank Redemption."

What are Stephen King's best books? This list is focused only on Stephen King's published work, not the resulting movies or TV shows. Enjoy this list of Stephen King books, ranked, and vote for the best Stephen King books of all time.

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List Criteria: Must be books written by Stephen King and published under his name

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    The Stand

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    The Shining

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    Carrie

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    Needful Things

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    Christine

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    The Long Walk

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    Duma Key

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    Dolores Claiborne

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    Lisey's Story

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