STEPHEN KING: THE ART OF DARKNESS - THE LIFE & FICTION OF THE MASTER OF THE MACABRE . NY: NAL, 1986. Later Edition. 4 1/4 X 7. Paperback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0451167740. Features 8 pages of B/W photos of Stephen King. Behind-the scenes details how each work was conceived and written, and in-depth analysis of Carrie, Firestarter, Cujo, Salem's Lot, Creepshow, The Shining, and Christine. 297 pages.