The Science Of Stephen King

The Science Of Stephen King

From Carrie To Cell, The Terrifying Truth Behind The Horror Master's Fiction

Book - 2007
Rate this:
Advance Praise

""What a treasure house is this book! Robots, space aliens, Einstein, black holes, time travel--these themes, and much more, from Stephen King's amazing books are opened up like toy chests. It's tremendous fun, entirely educational, and a great tribute to King.""
--Peter Straub

""A fun, fun read.""
--F. Paul Wilson

""The Science of Stephen King appeals to both the scientist and the longtimereader of Stephen King in me. Gresh and Weinberg use concepts from King's fiction as launching pads for in-depth explorations of concepts as diverse as ESP, pyrokinesis, time travel, artificial intelligence, quantum chemistry, alternate realities, string theory, and the possibility that we'll be visited by aliens or that we'll face a global pandemic. Much of what Stephen King writes about in his novels is closer to reality than you might think.""
--Bev Vincent, Ph.D., author of The Road to the Dark Tower

""A superb overview of King's use of scientific concepts in his stories. And considering all the scary talk lately about pandemic flu, their chapter on The Stand is timely as hell.""
--Stephen Spignesi, author of The Complete Stephen King Encyclopedia

""Just as Sagan and Asimov popularized science to the masses by making itentertaining and informative, so too do Gresh and Weinberg.Compulsively readable and thought-provoking.""
--George Beahm, author of The Stephen King Companion
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2007
ISBN: 9780471782476
0471782475
Branch Call Number: 813.54
Characteristics: viii, 264 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Weinberg, Robert E.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at my library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top