The Shining (novel)

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The Shining
AuthorStephen King
Cover artistDave Christensen
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreGothic novel
Horror
Psychological horror
PublisherDoubleday
Publication date
January 28, 1977; 43 years ago (1977-01-28)
Media typePrint (Hardcover)
Pages447
ISBN978-0-385-12167-5
Followed byDoctor Sleep 

The Shining is a 1977 horror novel by American writer Stephen King. It was King's third published novel and first bestseller. The book was adapted into a movie by Stanley Kubrick in 1980, which was very successful as well.

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