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The Stand

Lu par : Grover Gardner
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This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death.

And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides - or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail - and the worst nightmares of evil are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the dark man.

In 1978 Stephen King published The Stand, the novel that is now considered to be one of his finest works. But as it was first published, The Stand was incomplete, since more than 150,000 words had been cut from the original manuscript.

Now Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil has been restored to its entirety. The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition includes more than 500 pages of material previously deleted, along with new material that King added as he reworked the manuscript for a new generation. It gives us new characters and endows familiar ones with new depths. It has a new beginning and a new ending. What emerges is a gripping work with the scope and moral complexity of a true epic.

For hundreds of thousands of fans who read or listened to The Stand in its original version and wanted more, this new edition is Stephen King's gift. And those who are hearing The Stand for the first time will discover a triumphant and eerily plausible work of the imagination that takes on the issues that will determine our survival.

©1978 Stephen King (P)2012 Random House

Commentaires

"A master storyteller." ( Los Angeles Times)
"[ The Stand] has everything. Adventure. Romance. Prophecy. Allegory. Satire. Fantasy. Realism. Apocalypse. Great!" ( The New York Times Book Review)
"As brilliant a dark dream as has ever been dreamed in this century." ( Palm Beach Post)

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Excellent !

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Voici une excellente histoire mais très long. Je ne sais pas si je l'aurais apprécié autant en livre. Grover Gardner a fourni une magnifique lecture qui arrivait à garder mon attention même dans les longueurs de la narration. Le résultat : une très bonne expérience tout du long.

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  • 18/10/2018

Mammoth storytelling

The reader is fantastic, mammoth story brought to life. Stephen King brilliant as always is.

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A really great book

This was a great read. More than just ‘genre’ fiction.

I had to remind myself that this book was written before I was born, and some of the language and perspectives of the characters and narrators aren’t socially progressive by today’s standards, even though it was set in the future which of course now the past !

The voice actor’s use of regional accents adds a lot to making the characters come alive. This is a long listen but for me the story never dragged.

One of the best reads in a long time

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When the good adaptation?

The voice acting was amazing. I can't unearned Grover Gardner chanting "Baby can you dig your man?". Can she?

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Vive l'apocalypse

Un des meilleurs romans de Stephen King, une histoire noire à souhait à vous empêcher de dormir. Le livre est certes assez long mais vous ne verrez pas le temps passer, on s'attache très facilement aux personnages ou au contraire on souhaite leur mort assez vite. Bref on ne peut pas rester indifférent devant The Stand. Les rebondissements et dénouements sont menés de main de maître bien que certains passages soient évidents.

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I hate to ride that band wagon but....

une histoire indémodable, un décor post apocalyptique mais réaliste, des personnages accessibles et complexes comme on les aime chez le grand Stephen King et le narrateur c'est peut être le plus doué de tous; Grover Gardner... des frissons garantis !

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  • Gretchen SLP
  • 21/10/2019

Absorbing But Dated Apocalypse ☄️💥⚰️⚰️⚰️⛪️👁🙏

Nobody’s perfect, and few authors are perfect (Virginia Woolf put the number at two: William Shakespeare and Jane Austen). I like and respect Stephen King, and am sure the world has benefited from his existence. We are better off for having him among us.

And I mostly enjoyed the experience of reading this book. I finished the entire thing in a week or so, always eager to discover what would happen next.

That said, this book has some serious problems, and if this is his best, it’s hard to have confidence that the others will be any good at all. I wish he had taken the time to do a serious edit before the 1990 reissue, instead of just adding back in the 400 pages that the publisher forced him to cut in 1978 for budgetary reasons. There’s not only a lot that should have been cut (no road trip lasting for months should make the READER feel like it’s taking months to advance the plot), there’s a ton that should have been added or changed. The casual racism of the book alone is embarrassing. In a world in which 99% of all people die randomly, why does the surviving 1% include no (or almost no) people of color? Why is a black woman always referred to as a black woman, while a white woman is just a woman? And for the love of all that is good and pure, why would the face of evil incarnate EVER be referred to as the Black Man when he goes by about ten other names in the story?

The casual sexism of the book is also surprising coming from an ostensibly liberal thinker like King. His favorite female character, Frannie, gives up all her own goals and dreams the second she finds out she’s pregnant, even though she has no wish to remain with the father. As soon as she becomes somebody’s “woman,” what little personality she had is largely eclipsed. She’s a vessel for procreation, nothing more. Three new, strong, interesting female characters are introduced. This looks promising. These three are warriors. I’m looking forward very much to their heroism in the final battle between good and evil. Nope. The author kills them off and nobody sheds a tear. The road trips—Tolkienlike in their seemingly endless quality—involve groups of exclusively male leaders. The women literally stay home reading recipe books and baking pies, even when there’s no electricity.

I have a special bone to pick with the author over the character of the “deaf mute” Nick Andros. I know King has said he hates to do research, but for crying out loud, surely by 1978, or at least by 1990, he could have bothered to discover that deaf people, if they remain silent, are doing so by choice, and that their vocal cords are by no means defective? A deaf person absolutely can and will cry out in fear and pain if physically assaulted. Also, deaf people are capable of being brilliant just like hearing people are, but even the most gifted among them likely won’t write like Shakespeare, especially if they were never educated. And where’s any mention of ASL as a method of communication?

Also, as a breastfeeding advocate for new mothers and their infants, I’d like to know what earthly reason there could be for refusing to allow a new mother to nurse her infant on demand just because he is ill. Surely, even without doing any research, as a parent himself King is aware that breast milk helps to confer some level of protection, if not total immunity, from diseases. Given that the infant’s mother has immunity from the Superflu, it would have seemed especially important to encourage that mother to breastfeed, not tell her she can only try it “in a week or so,” at which point successful lactation would likely be very difficult, if not impossible.

And I join the legions of King fans who wished for a better ending. If you’re going to complicate the apocalypse by throwing in Christian theology (and do forget polytheism, or even Islam or Judaism; Christmas is the only holiday observed in the post apocalyptic world) and you’re going to bother to spend an entire 800 pages setting up and preparing the reader for an enormous confrontation between good and evil, then by god, have an epic battle at the end, Harry Potter and Voldemort style! Don’t just end it all with a literal bang and a whimper! Holy Christmas, that was disappointing. And I hated seeing my favorite characters die (often in mundane ways) while less important characters lived. The stereotypical male/female relationship of Stu and Fran is so all-important to King that after we are forced to suffer through chapter after chapter and month after month of the final road trip of three characters as they journey back to Boulder, he seemingly forgets to even tell us, much less show us, what happened to the other two once Stu is reunited with Fran. (The fact that one of those two forgotten characters is the story's only canine character is NOT going to sit well with readers who are dog lovers, and anyone who loves or works with an individual with an intellectual disability will not appreciate the sudden and unexplained disappearance of the book’s sole intellectually challenged character, who should have been the hero.)


Despite all this, the Plague chapters at the beginning were worth the price of admission all by themselves, and Grover Gardner’s narration is fantastic (except for one time when he attributes a statement about a woman to “the woman “ instead of “the judge” as written).

Grade: B
Bechdel test: Pass, I think, just barely.

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  • Meaghan Bynum
  • 20/02/2012

My First Completed Stephen King Novel

Before I get into my review, I have to say I've been terribly disappointed in a lot of the reviews of this book. The book is almost 48 hours long, yet most people barely have two sentences to say about it. I know most people have read this edition before, but for people like me, there aren't that many helpful reviews.
I've read many many books in my time, but nothing has ever captured my attention the way The Stand did. It starts off with a sick man plowing into a gas station and spreading the disease to about 3 or 4 people there. However, what intrigued me the most was not the characters themselves, but how they changed and grew. There are some obviously "Good" people, and there are some "Bad" ones. However, I felt like King also put some in the middle. He left room for people to change. The story, for me, was not predictable or dull, and by my experience, most 48 hour long books do get dull somewhere. This one never did. The narrator was fantastic. I thought he did a fabulous job. I can't recommend this book enough. I'm glad I started it, but I will warn you, you won't want to put it down. I finished it in 6 days if that tells you anything. Thank you audible for giving me the opportunity to enjoy this masterpiece. I will definitely be revisiting it again.

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  • Tess of the D'urbervilles
  • 15/01/2020

Man this was long.. but man was this worth it!!

47 hours. I listen mainly on the way too and from work. This took almost two months to finish. There were times that I was ready for it to be over.. but then something so poignant and superbly written would be read by Grover Gardner and I was in love with the book all over again. I know that King wanted this to be his "Lord of the Rings", his epic tale of the fight between good and evil and it was thrilling and gripping and left me laughing and smiling and loving the characters. I loved how well Grover Gardner narrated the different voices for the characters. He truly is one of the best out there. And every time Tom Cullens says, "Laws yes", I had to smile. Fantastic book. Don't give up on it- go on the journey, you won't regret it!

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  • Hunter
  • 27/03/2012

Well worth the credit

I have seen some complaints about people not giving an idea of what the story is about, so here it is briefly: It is not a "horror" novel, even though it is billed as one. In the beginning of the story a super flu wipes out most of the earth's population. There is no gratuitous gore, but there are some scenes dealing with lots of dead people. The rest of the book is about the struggle of the survivors to survive, and the battle between good and evil, God and the devil.

Stephen King's talent lies in his ability to spin a tale, to develop interesting characters that you can relate to, to put you in the mind of his characters, and make you live the story. In that regard this is one of his best works. I first read the original story probably 25 years ago, and it made a lasting impression on me. The extended version is even better.

Highly recommend this one. At first I had a neutral opinion of Grover Gardner' s voice, but after a while I grew to enjoy his narration quite a bit.

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  • Keith
  • 22/02/2012

Worth the wait!

Would you consider the audio edition of The Stand to be better than the print version?

From what I've listened to so far the narrator (Grover Gardner) does a great job! He pulled me into the story with no distracting affectation that you get from so many other recorded books of the horror/fantasy genre. However, the daunting 48 hour listen may have me augmenting the audio edition with my paperback.

What other book might you compare The Stand to and why?

Grant's Pass - by Amanda PIller. A post-apocalyptic anthology, well written and very fun to read. At times I felt that this collection was the 'lost chapters' of The Stand.
Swan's Song - A very good read in the same vein, Robert McGammon is another of my favorites (unrelated but other great books by him: Boy's Life and Going South)
The Road - by Cormac McCarthy. Grittier and darker than The Stand but evocative (the book is better than the movie and I liked the movie)

Which scene was your favorite?

Gosh, so many! - the tunnel, the...hey, I'm not gonna spoil this for first timers! Read it and love it! Once everyone is up to speed, I may update this.

Any additional comments?

To all those folks who won't read this just because it's by Stephen King - please do yourself a favor and get this book. Although is has some 'horrific' scenes, the character development and story arc are some of the best I've ever read. Don't be put off by his reputation as Master of Horror - he's also a Master Storyteller; remember, this is the same author who gave us Stand By Me and The Shawshank Redemption.

Now, if we can just get Peter Jackson to take a peak at this little book....

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  • Victor @ theAudiobookBlog dot com
  • 16/06/2020

A Masterpiece

The Stand is one of my favorites novels of all times! I absolutely love this tale of epic proportions written by the amazing Best-selling and Award-winning author Stephen King.

If you pick up The Stand you'll be pulled into a world filled with lifelike characters, vivid descriptions and unsettling events. Weaving drama with fantasy and paranormal, the author manages to deliver a riveting story that will delight generations of readers and listeners.

The audiobook version of The Stand by Stephen King is brought to life in a stellar performance by Grover Gardner, an acclaimed narrator with a lot of prestigious awards to his name. Mr. Gardner is the perfect choice for this adventure in which the forces of Good and Evil face-off and make their Stand in an unforgettable battle.

With such a talented narrator at the helm, this audio production is the perfect example for why audiobooks are better than regular books. Although the almost 48 hours duration might seem a daunting endeavour for some listeners, you'll breeze through it without keeping track of time. Trust me, I listened to it twice, so far...

No words on paper can be more alive than a heartfelt performance...

The Stand is one of the best and most immersive narrative experiences that I listened to and I listened to more than 1,200 of them... Trust me, this is a book you'll never forget!

If you liked this review please vote Helpful below and find more of them here and on theAudiobookBlog.
I also post honest reviews at the author, narrator, or publisher's request, you can get in touch with me for more details.

Thank you & stay safe,
Victor

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  • Grant
  • 24/05/2012

A Post-Apocaltyptical Brain Vacation

Unlike many diehard King Fans, I never read The Stand as a teen. In fact, I only got into King after appreciating much of his later work, like Duma Key, Under the Dome and 11-22-63. This completely unabridged reworking of the original, with many previously cut passages re-added by he author, is a gem. A vacation for the brain. Normally, I view a book this long (48 full hours!) as a mountain to scale. But King turns long works into something more like a wave that is ridden. I listened to the whole thing at normal speed, with complete and utter enjoyment. The characters in this book are both lovable and despicable. There's no waste or self-indulgence here. Just damn good storytelling. More. Please.

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  • bonita
  • 14/02/2012

It's finally here! Complete and uncut!

I've read this complete and uncut novel before, as it was available via the National Library Service for the Blind. But alas, it was just available for rent. But now, some 22 or so years since it was released in its entirety, I couldn't help buying it. It was actually the first thing I did when waking up on Feb 14th since audible gave me the heads up concerning it arriving on audio.

Don't pass this title up. Most of King's fans say that it is his best work ever. Well, for me it ties with It and The Dark Tower series.

Having read both versions-- this uncut doorstop of a novel, and the dinky little 800 someodd pager published in the late 70's... I prefer the one you're hopefully about to download or have already downloaded. I wouldn't have purchased the original edited edition if Random House had released it. So don't let the title confuse you, folks. It is indeed the complete and uncut edition, and well it should be. King himself says he can't abide abridged audio books. Well spoken, wordslinger! And we all say thank ya.

My opinion of said novel? C'mon, it's Stephen King. And it is one of my all time favorites which I at long last own. It's a post apocalyptic epic featuring one of the best villains of all time. It's got romance, horror, etc. Just use a credit and buy it already! Now to submit this and take care of this bothersome stuffy nose and cough of mine.

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  • andres
  • 19/09/2018

King at his best and worst

Story starts off great. Good world, great characters. About half way through the book the story completely falls apart. King is completely focused on his characters and lets the narrative fall apart. Ends up being unreadable. There is no narrative holding the world together. It is just an initial world and some characters run amok. It feels like King had no idea how the book was going to end. He just had an initial premise and some interesting characters, put them together and wrote the book chapter by chapter. I am all about character development, but without a good STORY to place the characters into, a book becomes an exercise in character development rather than an interesting piece of fiction. Terrible book.

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  • Suzn F
  • 21/03/2012

I'm a Fan

I can't say that this is my very favorite SK book ever, but I did really love it. I liked the characters so much. Nick who couldn't hear or speak yet he had so much to say and many people followed him. I have had dreams like this where we are all beginning again and SK makes it all come alive in his book. Grover Gardner is one of my favorite narrators ever, what talent!!!!! Yea this is a good one for sure.

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  • Vincent
  • 23/03/2016

Grover Gardner macht seine Sache sehr gut.

Grover Gardner macht seine Sache sehr gut. Durch die Akzentimmitation weiß man genau welche Person gerade spricht und seine Darstellung von Randel Flag ist ihm super gelungen. Es war wirklich ein Vergnügen dieser Stimme etliche Stunden zu lauschen.

Danke

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  • M. Hallerbach
  • 01/09/2013

Top Umsetzung/ Top Reading

Über den Inhalt finden Sie an allen möglichen Stellen was :)
Das Beste ist, Sie lesen es selbst oder überlassen sich diesem Magischen Vorleser.

Ich liebe Steven King, nicht alles, aber dieses Buch hier besonders.
Und so ist es wie immer eine Art Risiko sich darauf zu verlassen, dass jemand ein geliebtes Buch RICHTIG vorliest.
Jedes Mal aufs Neue.
Und ich kann sagen UMWERFEND

Leider werde nicht alle Bücher von Grover Gardner gelesen, aber ich werde mich nach Büchern umschauen, die er gelesen hat.
Denn was der Mann hier vollbracht hat, ist nicht zu toppen.
Die Figuren werden dreidimensional.
Gefühle, gesprochene Gefühle, kommen so rüber das es mich im Hals würgt, ich lauthals los lachen muss, oder es mich eben gruselt.
(und ich bin ein Mann, gebe ich hier mal zu bedenken.)
Einfach nur toll.
Das Buch berührt mich tief, Grover Gardner (tiefe Verbeugung, Danke Danke Danke) hat es noch ein bisschen eindringlicher gemacht.

Technisch habe ich keine Einwände vorzubringen Gut 1000 Seiten in gleichbleibender Qualität zu lesen ist fast unmöglich, es gibt keinerlei gravierende Fehler, die Klangqualität ist gut, ich bin aber auch kein HiFi-Enthuisiast
Das Rauschen und Zirpen meines USB-Kopfhörers störte mich da am meisten :)
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(Regarding the content of this book, there are lots of places which let you know about it. Best is, read it yourself or listen do this magic reader)

I love Steven King, not every Story/every Book, but this one here the most.

Every time I buy an e-book, there is a certain risk, that the book has not been read "correctly", especially for the ones I truly love.

This time I can say : MAGNIFICENT, STUNNING

Unluckily Grover Gardner does not read every book, but I will look for every Book he has read.
Because, the work he did with this book is simply not to beat.
The characters become three dimensional.
Feelings, spoken/written feelings, he gets over so that I get a lump in my throat or I have to lough out loud, or I simply get the creeps.
(And I am a MAN, not to forget ;) )
Simply stunning

This book touches me deeply.
Grover Gardner ( Deep Bow, Thank you , Thank you, Thank you) made even more touching.

Technically I can not tell of flaws. Reading about 1000 pages with a constant quality is nearly impossible (I do it myself you know, for a hobby, and I know, how hard it is to read constantly in the same tone and voice and always meeting the different tones of different popele in the same time), there are no serious mistakes techically as well as in the reading itself. Well, I'm not a HiFi-Enthusiast

The most irritating was the noise and chirp from my USB headset :)

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  • Roger Schweingruber
  • 13/04/2012

Super Erzählung aber sehr dünne Story

King ist ein genialer Erzähler, Grover Gardner ein genialer Sprecher, es macht einfach nur Spass, zuzuhören und dabei zu sein. Was ich, im Gegensatz zu anderen, bei The Stand bemängle ist, dass die Story doch sehr dünn ist. Viele Dinge machen schlussendlich nicht mal Sinn, zum Beispiel die "Wallfahrt" von Stu, Glen, Ralph und Larry nach Vegas. Auch die Intention, Spione zu schicken hat auf die eigentliche Story keinen Einfluss, oder? Dazu finde ich persönlich das Finale im Vergleich zum Umfang des Buches gradezu plötzlich und erbärmlich klein. Ein fulminantes Finale wie bei IT gibt es leider bei The Stand nicht. Zag, Bumm, aus die Maus.

Erzählstil von King - 5 Sterne
Erzähler Gardner - 5 Sterne
Story - 2 Sterne
Gesamt: 3 - 4 Sterne

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  • w4
  • 06/01/2015

Uff

Wie hat Ihnen Grover Gardner als Sprecher gefallen? Warum?

Gardner ist ein sehr guter Sprecher. Die Stimmnuancen in den teilweise endlosen Dialogen sind hervorragend, ohne in ein nerviges Overacting zu kippen. Er trifft die Charakter ausgezeichnet und ist die perfekte Stimme für dieses düstere apokalyptische Szenario.

War es für Sie die Zeit wert, sich The Stand anzuhören?

Nein. King ist zwar Meister darin, inhaltlich nicht sehr ergiebige Handlungen mit unendlichem Leben zu füllen, und ich genoss das sehr bei den "the dark tower"-Romanen. Aber hier ist der Bogen überspannt. Anfangs fand ich den Detailgrad faszinierend, aber später im Buch gingen mir die Hauptcharaktere mit ihrem endlosem Hin-Und-Her und die nicht enden wollenden Beschreibungen der Alltagsprozesse so auf die Nerven, dass ich mehr als einmal überlegt, es gut sein zu lassen und den Rest in einer Zusammenfassung der Handlung nachzulesen.

Was wäre für andere Hörer sonst noch hilfreich zu wissen, um das Hörbuch richtig einschätzen zu können?

Das hier ist im Gegensatz zum so schon sehr mächtigen Original noch mal eine extended Version. Oder - wie King selbst schreibt - die Original-Version, die dem Verlag für die erste Ausgabe aber zu umfangreich war.Ich mag dicke Wälzer, aber hier denke ich wirklich, weniger wäre mehr gewesen.

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  • Stefanie
  • 10/07/2020

Immer wieder beeindruckend

Ein gewaltiges und sehr atmosphärisches Epos über den Zwiespalt der Seele. Eins meiner Lieblingsbücher seit vielen Jahren in einer sehr stimmigen Lesung.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 07/05/2019

Wow!

I loved it. It was a little bit hard to get into but it was worth it.

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  • Amazon Kunde
  • 11/11/2018

Simply great

The story is so good that I keep on listening to it over again. And the narration is great.

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  • Ulrich
  • 02/03/2012

The Stang vollständig. Audible sei Dank.

Das Buch ist erst kürzlich sowohl auf audible.com als auch de verfügbar. Ich bin Mitglied in den USA und Deutschland. Seit 30 Jahren lese ich das Buch alle 2 bis 3 Jahre. King's beste Leistung. Ein (realistischer) Schocker mit unglaublich realistischen Personen. Manche werde ich nie vergessen. Keine Lücken im Fortgang, eine ständige Fortentwicklung von Personen und Handlung. Hätte gerne eine solche Geschichte selbst geschrieben.- Viele andere Stories von King sind Schrott. Zum Beispiel "Die Arena". Aber mit "The Stand" hat sich King ein Denkmal gesetzt.

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  • W. Nandreas
  • 07/11/2018

Mein Got, ist das aber langweilich!

Ich bin jetzt im 5 Kapitel und halte das nicht mehr lange aus.
Da passiert fast gar nicht. Es ist nur so ein langweiliger Gelaber ueber menschliche Beziehungen da...
Wenn mich so etwas interessiert haette, haette ich schon lieber die Nachbarn belauscht!
Ich bin gespannt wer schreibt dem Stephen King das alles?
Eien Schreibgemeinschaft?


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  • Omphalos
  • 15/05/2018

the most intense story I have enjoyed so far!

really intense and fascinating. I also love a book that doesn't promise a happy ending!