Books advanced search advanced search. The stand, by stephen king doubleday, ny 1978, first us edition, first printing (with t39 on page 823 in gutter and first edition on copyright page) book in near fine condition: book spine square and pages clean and tight. The stand is probably the biggest book i’ve ever read, one of the most enjoyable books i’ve ever read, and is hands down my favorite book that jolly old stephen king has ever written.
A book review of stephen king’s “it” welcome to derry when the opening chapter of a stephen king book starts with a six-year-old talking to a clown who lives in a sewer, chances are things are going to take a turn for the worst. The stand by stephen king starting at $099 the stand has 25 available editions to buy at alibris collect rare and out-of-print books as one of the premier rare book sites on the internet, alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available customer reviews write a review william m jun 22, 2016. You won’t hear it from the literary highbrow among us, but stephen king’s novel the stand has all of the elements necessary to qualify as a (if not the) great american novel if you’ve read king’s 1978 novel, you recognized themes of, in the words of editor bill rosemann, “faith, fear, violence, hope, religion, justice, sex, destiny.
When reviewing the horror genre in the book world i feel one of the best authors, in my opinion, to start with would be stephen king i have read many of his books over the last 22 years and have re-read 5 of them. My review of the epic novel, the stand, by stephen king. 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. Tags audio book review owen king sleeping beauties stephen king about adriana delgado adriana delgado is a freelance journalist, with published reviews on independent and foreign films in publications such as cineaction magazine and on artfilmfilecom.
Read the stand by stephen king by stephen king by stephen king for free with a 30 day free trial read ebook on the web, ipad, iphone and android stephen king’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. 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. If you know stephen king then you know what you are in for with this, in my view his stand out piece of work lots of reviews criticise the first part of the book as taking too long to develop but i don't agree. My thoughts on stephen king's magnum opus the stand my rating: 100 / 100 tldr: nothing short of awe-inspiring, beautiful, and captivating an intentionally delicately-paced epic with a deeply.
Stephen king is one of the greatest storytellers of our time, and his terrifying and masterful new novel is more proof the book is almost 1,100 pages long, but there's not a wasted word in it. Librarything review user review - jess_reads_books the stand stephen king snippet view - 1990 in 2003, he was awarded the national book foundation medal for distinguished contribution to american letters, and in 2007 he received the grand master award from the mystery writers of america he lives in maine with his wife, novelist. It, by stephen king, was a book that impacted heavily upon my teenage years it was at that time both the biggest - and the scariest - book i’d ever read and it is a book i remember most fondly it is always a risk to revisit beloved books decades later - you’ve (hopefully) matured, which has.
Survivors of a chemical weapon called superflu confront pure evil in this updated and even more massive version of king's 1978 saga ``the extra 400 or so pages make king's best novel better sti. The stand [stephen king] the new york times book review as brilliant a dark dream as has ever been dreamed in this century--palm beach post read more about the author stephen king is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. May 9, 2018 in authors m-z // review for tell me when i’m dead: book one by steven ramirez stephen king ‘the mist’ review posted on december 27, 2014 in authors a-l // 2 comments. Written by: wayne c rogers after thirty-six years, i’m finally reviewing stephen king’s the shining if the readers are confused by the price of the book, i purchased one of the hardcover editions published in the nineties with an exceptional dust jacket by peter kruzan, craig de camp, and thomas holdorf.
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. 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. The stand is an incredible story, but it is an overstuffed book what i mean by this is that king manages to hold our interest in a bloated, and sometimes convoluted, plot by giving us consistently effective storytelling. About stephen king stephen king is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers his recent work includes the bazaar of bad dreams, mr mercedes (an edgar award winner for best novel) and sleeping beauties co-written with his son owen king.