Book :: The Stand

The Stand
By: Stephen King
Pages: 1152
Published: 1978
Genre(s): Horror
Fantasy
Post Apocalyptic
Rating: (10)

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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...

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It took the BBC list to get me to finally read Stephen King and I LOVED this!!!!!

Jan 5th, 2018

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Mar 11th, 2015

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Couldn't put it down.

Dec 12th, 2014

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Mar 19th, 2014

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This tale is most likely King's masterpiece. It's an intricate edge-of-the-seater.

Aug 30th, 2013

The Stand appears on these lists...

53rd on The Big Read by BBC

73rd on Books of the Century by Waterstone

79th on 100 Books of the Past Century by Koen Books