Stephen King publishes Rose Madder

Rose Madder is a 1995 novel by Stephen King.

It deals with the effects of domestic violence (which King had touched upon before in the novels It, Insomnia, Dolores Claiborne and Needful Things, and many others) and, unusually for a King novel, relies for its fantastic element on Greek mythology. In his memoir, On Writing, King states that Rose Madder and Insomnia are "overwritten, working too hard novels."