Stand, The, Complete and Uncut, by King, Stephen

One of the first adult genre books that I ever read, back when I was eleven or so, was Stephen King's The Stand from 1978. I was a bit reluctant to pick it up at first because it was so big. At 750 pages it was bigger than anything I had ever read before. But by the end of the first chapter I was hooked. And twelve years later when King's The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition came out – at a hefty 1,100 pages, or thereabouts – I was the first in line in my home town to get it[…]

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