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The Stand: Das letzte Gefecht (1978)

von Stephen King

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18,238357217 (4.3)1 / 710
Imagine America devastated by a vast killer plague and the group of men and women coming together to make a last stand against it.
Kürzlich hinzugefügt vonrosaroxxie, simunovic, ClemensN, jameyhirsch, private Bibliothek, allanahk, ckt13, brkewa, GARooper
  1. 233
    Der Übergang von Justin Cronin (Jacey25, drweb, smiteme)
  2. 151
    Nach dem Ende der Welt. Roman. von Robert R. McCammon (quartzite, infiniteletters, BeckyJG)
    BeckyJG: Dark, detailed tale of post-apocalyptic survivors fighting supernatural evil.
  3. 110
    Abgrund von Stephen King (aces)
  4. 91
    Die Straße von Cormac McCarthy (artturnerjr)
  5. 114
    Puls von Stephen King (jman14)
    jman14: It has been said that Cell is somewhat of a 're-make' of The Stand. It's a good book in my opinion, but The Stand is at least three times better. Good for anyone who likes their gory Apocalypses.
  6. 40
    Unten am Fluss von Richard Adams (sturlington)
    sturlington: Watership Down is referenced in The Stand. They are similar epics about small bands of survivors who go on a long journey to establish a new home.
  7. 52
    Der Hauch des Drachen von Peter Straub (quartzite)
  8. 129
    Der Herr der Ringe von J. R. R. Tolkien (keremix)
  9. 20
    The Fireman von Joe Hill (aethercowboy)
    aethercowboy: Both books cover the subject of the aftermath of a terrible widespread disease.
  10. 54
    Leben ohne Ende von George R. Stewart (mamasigs126)
    mamasigs126: Inspiration for King and a wonderful book.
  11. 11
    The Breakers Series: Books 1-3 von Edward W. Robertson (Dragget)
    Dragget: Well thought out post-apocalyptic stories (civilization wiped out by a superbug) plot follows groups of survivors.
  12. 00
    Alas, Babylon von Pat Frank (Curran2)
  13. 33
    Kraft des Bösen von Dan Simmons (Scottneumann)
  14. 11
    Ghost Road Blues von Jonathan Maberry (Scottneumann)
  15. 33
    Unschuld und Unheil von Robert R. McCammon (Catamount33)
  16. 23
    A Plague Upon Your Family von Mark Tufo (cmwilson101)
    cmwilson101: Epic, apocalyptic cross-country tale with supernatural elements of good v evil
  17. 514
    Der Streik von Ayn Rand (missmaddie)
    missmaddie: Epic struggles of good vs. evil
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Did not expect THAT to happen. And also, for that certain character to do as he did. ( )
  rufus666 | Aug 14, 2022 |
like always, some elements of king's books can be problematic, but this book is really important to me. ( )
  J.Flux | Aug 13, 2022 |
Not sure what to say about Stephen King. To ignore the fact that he is extremely popular and that he is very adept at the genre he represents would be ludicrous. He can write. He can carry you a long distance on his storytelling prowess. But, in the end, this is not a genre I enjoy and he is not a writer I would hope to read again.

The story began much better than I had expected, with a premise that all of us could agree is a nightmare possibility...the government developing a dangerous biologic that is accidentally released into the population and kills 90% of the population. At some point, however, I was sick of the graphic descriptions of people dying from this plague. He needs to embrace the idea that less is more. I became just as tired of the endless descriptions of the after-plague bodies, piled up on interstates and pouring out of houses.

When the supernatural element takes complete hold of the book, King loses me. It is unbelievable to me and when I cannot suspend my disbelief it is harder to enjoy the movement of the novel. King does develop some interesting characters...some of them quite evil...but for the most part they did not become real for me. I was amazed at how so many of these people were the lone survivor of their entire town, but they seemed to recover from that so easily, put loss behind them inexplicably, and tie up with other survivors in deep, committed relationships overnight. They have some superior fearlessness in going out unarmed to confront the evil, when I believe their situation would leave them nothing if not consumed with fears. Even the bravest among us might feel lost in this situation.

Then there is the ending. It is as if King just knew he had reached the end of the tether and needed to tie it off. After all this angst, happily ever after? After all this effort, let's go back East where there are no other people and the electricity doesn't work and there aren't any doctors? Really? One realistic thing about the end is that man is ready to screw it up all over again and the authoritarians are waiting in the wings to take over.

I know that part of the disappointment with this novel for me was that I wanted it to surprise me. I believed I was not a Stephen King kind of reader, but I wanted him to prove me wrong. I wanted to like unexpectedly, the way I like the movies The Green Mile and Shawshank Redemption. I think King might translate better into movies than he reads for a person like myself. I wanted to rate it higher, but that would have been giving credit because of what other people think of his writing, not because of what I thought of the book.

Is it strange to say that I am glad I read it...all 1100 pages...because I can now say with conviction that Stephen King is not an author I want to spend time with. I need to go wallow in the joys of authors that speak to me instead. To all who do enjoy him, this is what is wonderful about reading, there is something for everyone and none of us is wrong to choose the works that speak to them. Now I need a double-dose of Charles Dickens.
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  mattorsara | Aug 11, 2022 |
Re-read one of my all-time favorites and still love it.

I listened to the author's uncut version, where Stephen King restored about 400 pages of text. Mostly backgrounds for many of the characters, and I think it really did round out the story.

An engineered super-flu escapes a military facility and kills most of the population, presumably across the earth. As the survivors start to find each other, they all seem to have the same two dreams. The first dream is an elderly black woman - at 108 years old she's certainly now the oldest woman alive. The other dream is of a cowboy-boot wearing, tall, dark man.

Survivors set out to find either the old woman or the dark man - either drawn by good or evil. And then there is a final "stand" of good vs evil.

Classic post apocalypse distopia, with the kind of supernatural twist that Stephen King is so well known for. Long book, but worth the time to read. ( )
  sriddell | Aug 6, 2022 |
One of my all-time favorite books. I've reread it many times. ( )
  elvisneedsboats | Jul 14, 2022 |
In short (well, not so short), this is the book that has everything - adventure, romance, prophecy, allegory, satire, fantasy, realism, apocalypse, etc., etc. Even Roger Rabbit gets mentioned. ''The Stand'' does have some great moments and some great lines... But the overall effect is more oppressive than imposing.
 

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We need help, the Poet reckoned.
--Edward Dorn
Outside the street's on fire In a real death waltz Between what's flesh and what's fantasy And the poets down here Don't write nothing at all They just stand back and let it all be And in the quick of the night They reach for their moment And try to make an honest stand... -- Bruce Springsteen
...And it was clear she couldn't go on, The door was opened and the wind appeared, The candles blew and then disappeared, The curtains flew and then he appeared, Said, "Don't be afraid, Come on, Mary," And she had no fear And she ran to him And they started to fly... She had taken his hand... Come on, Mary, Don't fear the reaper... -- Blue Oyster Cult
Well the deputy walks on hard nails And the preacher rides a mount But nothing really matters much, It's doom alone that counts And the one-eyed undertaker, he blows a futile horn "Come in," she said, "I'll give ya Shelter from the storm." -- Bob Dylan
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This dark chest of wonders.
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"Sally."
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"My life for you!"
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