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.
Soon to be a television series
A patient escapes from a biological testing facility, unknowingly carrying a deadly weapon: a mutated strain of super-flu that will wipe out 99 percent of the world’s population within a few weeks. Those who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge—Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a peaceful community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the nefarious “Dark Man,” who delights in chaos and violence. As the dark man and the peaceful woman gather power, the survivors will have to choose between them—and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity.
(This edition includes all of the new and restored material first published in The Stand: The Complete And Uncut Edition.)
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChelleBearss - LibraryThing
This has been one of my favourite books since I first read it in high school. After many re-reads I decided to try it for the first time on audio. I am happy to report that it is just an enjoyable on ... Read full review
Review: The StandUser Review - Mark Stelzner - Goodreads
Had the privilege of reading this and NOS4A2 back to back. Father and son. So much talent in this family. What an incredible book. In some ways it's King's "Lord of the Rings." You have a Gandalf ... Read full review