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The Stand by Stephen King (2020 Edition)

I read The Stand * Stephen King ages ago. And then read the graphic novels. And at the start of this year, with everything going on, I decided to read it again. And I know why I liked it so much the first time around – perfectly summarized by Stephen King’s own words:

Much of the compulsive, driven feeling I had while I worked on The Stand came from the vicarious thrill of imagining an entire entrenched social order destroyed in one stroke.”

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Stephen King – If It Bleeds

With all of the craziness currently going on in the world, it seemed like we all needed some good news, and none other than Stephen King himself has stepped up to the plate.

Originally set to be released in early May, King’s new compendium hit the shelves on April 28th 2020.…

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Stephen King – The Institute (2019)

I was SO thrilled to find a new book by Stephen King while randomly browsing for first signed editions. I immediately purchased it and I must say, after reading it, I was in awe. While I’ve never been fond of the Detective Hodges series, I love the short stories and the big books that Mr.…

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Stephen King – The Mist

Welcome to one of my favourite horror stories from Stephen King. Set in a very tight space (a supermarket in a small town), with a larger-than-life event going on outside (a mist spreading out and killing whoever dares to go outside), the story analyses human behaviour in crisis situations.…

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Stephen King – Misery Book Review

I think everybody’s read Misery by now or has at least seen the absolutely fantastic movie from the 90s about a writer’s biggest nightmare: an obsessed fan.

Apparently, the book came to be when Stephen King had been asked for an autograph at a diner by a woman who called herself “his no1 fan”.…

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Pennywise and Georgie – IT Excerpt (Stephen King)

“Want your boat, Georgie?’ Pennywise asked. ‘I only repeat myself because you really do not seem that eager.’ He held it up, smiling. He was wearing a baggy silk suit with great big orange buttons. A bright tie, electric-blue, flopped down his front, and on his hands were big white gloves, like the kind Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck always wore.…

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Lilja’s Library: The World of Stephen King by Hans-Åke Lilja

Lilja’s Library: The World of Stephen King

For over a decade now, Lilja has been one of the leading voices on the Internet when it comes to covering and reporting on Stephen King’s books and movies. His website, Lilja’s Library, is the die-hard fan’s source for information about new King projects and breaking news, but Lilja has also featured his own in-depth reviews and interviews with the most important people in King’s world, including Stephen King himself.…