Book review: the stand by stephen king by: justin davis, indiana room digital assistant if novels like salem’s lot and it established stephen king as one of america’s best known writers of horror, then the stand cemented him as one of our country’s best living storytellers totaling over eight hundred pages, and even more by some editions, it is a long, challenging book. Stephen king the stand uncut edition is almost 1500 pages of crap and babbling of endless boring story the super flu virus was good and the traveling though the country but all that about mother abagail is not worth the story and randy flagg is the weakest villain in the world. The stand was a landmark book for stephen king, and not just because it’s the approximate size and weight of an actual landmark it was the book that ended his contract with doubleday and landed.
King conjured up monster ratings with `the stand,' along with an outstanding miniseries emmy nomination stephen king as teddy weizak get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered. The stand was epic in its original form, and this edition, with expanded story lines and restored cuts lives up to the original all of stephen king's books are excellent, but this one is a parable for modern times of the age-old battle between good and evil. Besides salem's lot (refer to my review on that), the stand is a worthy stephen king adaptation and an even worthier dvd to add to the collection slap it on the player and take the highway to hell. Plus, unlike most stephen king adaptations of the time, this one had some money behind it especially in comparison to the other made-for-tv offerings personally, i think this did a better job of telling the stand's story than even the book did.
The stand was the first stephen king novel i read, and i’ve been reading stephen king novels ever since stephen king novels were what made me want to be a writer stephen king novels were what. The stand (1978/1990) the stand is often described - by critics and fans alike - as stephen king's best novel you will probably have noticed by now that i'm not grading or ranking these books as i go through them (and i don't intend to start now. The stand is a product of the ’70s, though its origins got a little obscured by the 1990 release of the stand: the complete & uncut edition, which added about 400 pages to the already sizable. Stephen king's epic apocalyptic thriller the stand is brought to television as a four part miniseries when a plague wipes out 99% of the population a series of survivors receive mysterious dreams. Book review – the stand by stephen king bosscaptainross book review august 23, 2018 august 24, 2018 2 minutes for my first ever stephen king novel i decided to tackle one of his most dense stories in the stand, i have to say i was not disappointed.
It’s the remake that just won’t die over the years, a large-scale reimagining of stephen king’s epic “the stand” has cycled through directors like david yates, ben affleck, and scott. 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. Stephen king's the stand (1994) review the stand (1994) is an american fantasy adventure television miniseries that was based on stephen king ’s novel of the same name stephen king had a cameo role in the series and also wrote the teleplay. 'it' review: stephen king's cinematic horror canon finally has its 'stand by me' (or directly inspired by) stephen king‘s stories and books 2017’s it is the stand by me of king’s. Stephen king writes apocalypse with the supernatural thrown in and captures the reader from start to end the characters seem real and i tried to make the book last my entire trip (airports leave you with hours to kill) but i got too engrossed in it and read it instead of watching the inflight movies.
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. 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. This is my first full-fledged stephen king novel, so i'm not sure how it measures up against other king classics like the stand, it, salem's lot, or carrie sure, i've read the girl who loved tom gordon , but only because it was described as a young adult novel (king-lite, if you will.
Stephen king's the stand book review - duration: 16:59 stephen king: the outsider review (spoilers at the end) - hail to stephen king ep82 - duration: 22:50. Stephen king has been one of the only authors to gather my attention recently in fact, his novels are the only ones that i’ve enjoyed the past months king tells a brilliant story in the stand. 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 lotin part this is because the stand, with its flow of hundreds of brand-name products, is a kind of inventory of american culturesuperflu has hit the us and the world, rapidly wiping out the whole of civilization.
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for the stand at amazoncom read honest and the stand customer reviews customer reviews 44 out of 5 stars 645 44 out of 5 stars 5 star i don't read nearly as much as i would like to, but i have to say stephen king is my favorite he makes me see things so clearly that it's. Introduction 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. Based in the “stephen king multiverse,” per hulu, the series is set in the author’s oft-utilized town of castle rock, maine, and makes reference to a few known characters and locations from. For the stand, king created a cast comprised of so many memorable characters that you can imagine any number of them serving as the protagonists of their own novels a huge part of what makes them each work, though, is the backstory king gives them.
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for stephen king's the stand at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The stand mass market paperback – jun 28 2011 by stephen king (author) 44 out of 5 stars 645 customer reviews. 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.