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The Stand

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First came the days of the plague. Then came the dreams.Dark dreams that warned of the coming of the dark man. The apostate of death, his worn-down boot heels tramping the night roads. The warlord of the charnel house and Prince of Evil.His time is at hand. His empire grows in the west and the Apocalypse looms.When a man crashes his car into a petrol station, he brings with him the foul corpses of his wife and daughter. He dies and it doesn't take long for the plague which killed him to spread across America and the world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1344 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 60mm | 799.99g
  • Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1444720732
  • 9781444720730
  • 23,439

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A writer of excellence...King is one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel Sunday Times 'King is the greatest popular novelist of our day, comparable to Dickens'. Toby Litt, Guardian A writer of excellence...King is one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel Sunday Times 'King is the greatest popular novelist of our day, comparable to Dickens'. Toby Litt, Guardianshow more

About Stephen King

Stephen King has written some forty books and novellas, including CARRIE, THE STAND and RITA HAYWORTH AND SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION 'from the collection DIFFERENT SEASONS', BAG OF BONES, ON WRITING and most recently CELL, LISEY'S STORY and DUMA KEY. He wrote several novels under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman, including BLAZE 'June 2007'. He won America's prestigious National Book Award and was voted Grand Master in the 2007 Edgar Allen Poe awards. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA.show more

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