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Rick B. (bup) - ,
Subject: The Stand - question
Date Posted: 4/9/2010 12:08 PM ET
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(Please no spoilers, as I'm about to read this book)

I searched this forum for discussion of The Stand, but didn't see any discussion of the question I'm interested in -

Is the original version better, or the expanded version that King released after he got more editorial control?

Which version should I read?

Date Posted: 4/9/2010 5:03 PM ET
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The Stand is one of my favorite Stephen King books and I found that I truly preferred the expanded version.  Expanded versions are usually a testament to the author's ego, but not in this case.  

Date Posted: 4/9/2010 6:23 PM ET
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Definitely the expanded version, its worth it.

Rick B. (bup) - ,
Date Posted: 4/10/2010 8:34 AM ET
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Thanks.

Date Posted: 5/5/2010 8:48 PM ET
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I agree, the expanded version was better

Date Posted: 10/28/2010 11:33 AM ET
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Awesome that's what I have too, sitting on my shelf for a few years now.  Enjoy everyone, I will do the same.