I hear that is why he put his house in Florida up for sale.
Hearts was a very good movie. I think Anthony Hopkins played the old man in the movie. No where near as gory as his usually are. It was a very good movie though. The books are always better though.
He is brilliant, and has talent to no ends. Sometimes you have to wonder, what makes some writers the way they are. How much of it is just pure imagination, and how much of it is based in something that creates this sort of imagination.