My thoughts on stephen king's magnum opus the stand my rating: 100 / 100 tldr: nothing short of awe-inspiring, beautiful, and. 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. In his non-fiction book danse macabre, stephen king writes about the origins of the bookpoi—how to identify first edition copies of the stand by stephen king. “people who try hard to do the right thing always seem mad” it’s world book day today in celebration, i’d like to take you back forty years ago.
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In stephen king’s post apocalyptic america, after the government’s superflu has struck and most of the population are dead, the remaining souls are caught up in an epic battle between good and evil. In case you missed my review of the passage, one of my main objections to that book was the central role played by vampire-zombie-bat-thingies (vzbt) in spreading a virus that destroys most of mankind. Prior to reading the stand, the only other book of stephen king’s i had read was on writing - part guide, part memoir, it had been recommended to me on a residential writing retreat i attended a couple of years ago.
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The stand is the sixth book published by stephen king it is his fifth novel, and the fourth novel under his own name the book was the last of king's novels published by doubleday in september 1978. The great stephen king reread: the stand terence rafferty writing for the times book review wrote that the key difference between genre and literary fiction was.
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