Shawshank

Shawshank is a fictional Maine state prison that serves as the primary location in the eponymous story by Stephen King and its film adaptation.

  • Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, a 1982 novella originally published in Different Seasons
    • The Shawshank Redemption, a 1994 motion picture based on Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

The prison is also mentioned in many of King's other works including:

  • The Fifth Quarter (1972 short story)
  • Apt Pupil (1982 novella), also published in Different Seasons
  • The Body (1982 novella), also published in Different Seasons
  • It (1986 novel)
  • The Sun Dog (1990 short story), published in Four Past Midnight
  • Needful Things (1991 novel)
  • Dolores Claiborne (1992 novel)
  • Bag of Bones (1998 novel)
  • Blaze (2007 novel)
  • Under the Dome (2009 novel)
  • 11/22/63 (2011 novel)

The prison is also mentioned in the first season finale Spiral of the TV series Haven, based on King's book The Colorado Kid, and season 6, episode 4 ("Big Top") of The Dead Zone (TV series).

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