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Apr 3Liked by Simon Sweetman

When did he write The Stand? That was an early book too wasn’t it? That was my introduction to Mr King.

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The cover of that new edition is gorgeous.

I first read Carrie in the late 90s; my first King was The Stand, after the Mick Garris miniseries in 1994, and Carrie was about 4th or 5th for me. A good yarn, but being his first, it’s always felt a bit raw; a lot of his earlier books have that kind of gritty quality.

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