Stephen King has been one of the world’s most successful bestselling authors for decades. How can the success of his horror novels be explained? Undoubtedly with the inventiveness and effectiveness of his literature. But what else is behind the longevity of its success? On the basis of rarely shown interviews with the author, the documentary explores why his horror stories touch the reader so deeply and how the author succeeded in creating such a gigantic work over the years, the intensity and sensitivity of which makes it part of world literature.