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Author: Stephen King
Something is terribly wrong in Desperation, Nevada -- a small mining town just off Route 50 with a played out open pit copper mine. The streets are wind swept and deserted; animals have the run of the town and something horrific is brewing in the now abandoned mine pit. You won't have a good day in Desperation. — En route to Lake Tahoe for a much...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670868360
ISBN-10: 0670868361
Publication Date: 10/1996
Pages: 704
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 256 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 7
The first half of this started out with a bang. It was a real turn pager, full of intrigue and suspense. About halfway through all the extreme, gory, "King" details began. The story was great (one of his best, in my opinion)but I get tend to get bored with pages and pages of gory, gross details. Some bits of the story reminded me of "IT".
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Helpful Score: 2
excellent, frightening and disturbing-vintage King.
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This book will keep you turning the pages.Awesome read!!!
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Just when I think I can't be spooked anymore, he comes up with a book
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Who doesn't love any and all of King's books?
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I devoured this book, couldn't put it down, but it's tone ended up being a bit too religious for me in the end. I loved it nonetheless, and I intend to read it again someday after I have read Richard Bachman's, 'The Regulators,' as the two stories are related.
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I get the impression that Stephen King likes Maine better than Nevada.