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The Stand

The Stand

The tie-in edition of the nine-part series starring Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard, and James Marsden, coming in the UK from Starzplay, premiering on 3 January, 2021.

FIRST CAME THE VIRUS. AND THEN THE DREAMS…

A man escapes from a biological testing facility, unknowingly carrying a deadly weapon: a mutated strain of super-flu that will wipe out over 99 percent of the world’s population within a few weeks.

Those who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge – Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a peaceful community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the ‘dark man’, the apostate of death, the warlord of the charnel house and Prince of Evil.

Now the survivors must choose between them – and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity.

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil is a classic for our times.

‘A masterpiece’ Guardian

‘His work plumbs with unnerving accuracy, the hopes and fears of an entire nation’ Observer
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 7th January 2021

Price: £10.99

ISBN-13: 9781529370515