The stand [stephen king] the new york times book review to describe the most disgusting situations is unquestioned in any king book however, in the stand, he . The stand has 519,539 ratings and 15,438 reviews full review up i'm a big fan of stephen king and have 23 of his books on my shelf stephen king can only . The stand is my favorite book of all time i love books dealing with the end of the world, and this, in my opinion, is the best one a super-flu kills 99% of the world's population, and the remaining one percent gravitate towards either mother abigail, an old woman, or randall flagg, basically the devil. Stephen king is a great author and when he is good, he is very, very good 112263 finds the author of it, the stand, salem’s lot, the green mile and a plethora of other critically-acclaimed novels right at the top of his game, announcing to all that his writing powers are still firmly undiminished. The stand ranks dead center on my list of greatest king novels his greatest, in my humble opinion, is misery his worst is the tommyknockers the story of the free zone versus the people of las vegas sits square between these.
Librarything review user review - adamcurrey - librarything at 1,400 pages, this book is a fair slog to get through stephen king does a good job of keeping the reader interested however, with the narrative rolling along nicely. Striking a far less hysterical tone than in the shining, king has written his most sweeping horror novel in the stand, though it may lack the spinal jingles of salem's lot. For my first ever stephen king novel i decided to tackle one of his most dense stories in the stand, i have to say i was not disappointed when a government facility experimenting with viruses and biological weapons has an outbreak the entire world quickly falls to the deadly and fast acting virus dubbed captain. The stand was the first stephen king novel i read, and i’ve been reading stephen king novels ever since stephen king novels were what made me want to be a writer stephen king novels were what .
And what can be said about the prole values king celebrates in book after book tiresome, man kirkus reviews issue: the stand omnibus. It’s stephen king’s 70th birthday, so what better excuse to post a book review of the stand, arguably his best book this book review of the stand will demonstrate why it is a must-read, and you’ll be promptly adding it to your waterstones’ baskets by the time i’m done. The stand: stephen king: 9780307743688: books - amazonca the new york times book review the stand, an awesome book, it was very hard to put it down once i .
Stephen king delivers very mixed review of film adaptations novelist has warm words for stand by me and the shawshank redemption, but says there are others where ‘i feel a little bit like . What books are currently on your night stand on page 10 of the sunday book review with the headline: by the book: stephen king order reprints . Currently, the best stephen king book is the the shining wiki researchers have been writing reviews of the latest stephen king books since 2015. The stand by stephen king 44 of 5 stars (paperback 9780451179289) the stand is my favorite book of all time i love books dealing with the end of the world, and this, in my opinion, is the best one. In 1978, stephen king, the author of ''carrie'' and ''the shining,'' published ''the stand'' and almost immediately added thousands of new readers to his already huge following at that time, mr king's publishers thought the book would be better and certainly more salable if it were cut - in fact, cut by 500 pages, nearly half of its original .
In his non-fiction book danse macabre, stephen king writes about the origins of the stand at some length one source was patty hearst 's case the original idea was to create a novel about the episode because it seemed that only a novel might really succeed in explaining all the contradictions. In its 1978 incarnation, the stand was a healthy, hefty 823-pager now, king and doubleday are republishing the stand in the gigantic version in which, according to king, it was originally written. Stephen king introduced me to horror he got me addicted to reading i try to devour anything he writes, and most of the time, i am not left disappointed he is my favorite writer, so obviously i felt compelled to summarize every one of his books using the character limits of twitter and before you . The stand book review by august profumo i had to read it twice: my first (ever novel) written by stephen king and my last but, for the second i had to wait until i was in the proper mood since, i knew that it was slightly longer—in fact, my version was uncut but the original was cut.
The stand was epic in its original form, and this edition, with expanded story lines and restored cuts lives up to the original all of stephen king's books are excellent, but this one is a parable for modern times of the age-old battle between good and evil. The one writer that noonan never refers to, either at the beginning or anywhere else in the book, is stephen king, an interesting omission considering that bag of bones is a crafty look into the world of modern publishing. My thoughts on stephen king's magnum opus the stand my rating: 100 / 100 tldr: nothing short of awe-inspiring, beautiful, and captivating an intentional.