The release of another Stephen King short always brings the dexterity of the short story author back from the shadows. King’s latest collection of novellas, Full Dark, No Stars, has thrust not only his body of work back into public consciousness, but the work of the literary genre he’s come to practically define.
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To celebrate King’s latest release, we’ve complied our picks for the greatest horror short stories of all time.
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