Amazon Prime Ad

The Body (King story)

  • Also Known As: Fall from Innocence
  • Type: Novella
  • Length: 192 pages

The Body is a 1982 novella by American author Stephen King. - AsNotedIn

Author Gordie LaChance recounts the time, at age 12, he and his three best friends make a trek to find the body of Ray Brower, who has disappeared and is presumed dead.

  • Travel Genus: Lodging
  • Lodging category: Camping

Google Ad
  • Algernon Blackwood, I had read somewhere - in an Algernon Blackwood story, I think -
  • Jackson Pollock, Blueberries flew from his second pie-dish, staining the tablecloth around him like Jackson Pollock painting.

  • Bristol, ME, Maine In "The Body" Ray Brower from Chamberlain, Maine, disappears and is presumed dead.
  • Durham, Maine Stephen King based the leech scene in "The Body" on a true incident in the Runaround Pond, off Runaround Pond Road, southwest of Durham.
  • Maine, United States of America The quest to find "The Body" begins on the Friday before Labor Day, summer of 1960, in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine.


Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1982/08/27 Stephen King Author "The Body" by Stephen King is included in 'Different Seasons'.

Information »

Particulars for The Body (King story):
Occupation Author a writer of a book, article, or report
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Coming-of-Age Transition from youth to adulthood
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts First-Person Narrative
Weather Heatwave
Phrase I'm the king of the world.
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Art Type Novella a short novel of at least 40,000 words
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Weather Thunder Storm

Original Language: English

Shopping on Amazon

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Google Ad

Google Ad