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Desperation Audiobook

Desperation

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Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Desperation.

Once a thriving copper-mining town in the middle of the Nevada desert, Desperation is now eerily abandoned. It's the last place that travellers like the Carver family, bound for vacation, and writer Johnny Marinville, astride his Harley, would expect to be stopped and charged. But Desperation still has a local cop - a unique regulator who patrols the wilderness highway.

The secrets buried in Desperation are as terrifying as the forces summoned to encounter them. A terrifying transformation is taking place, and the travellers will soon discover the true meaning of desperation....

©1996 Stephen King (P)2016 Simon & Schuster Audio

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    Usually love Stephen King novels, this one was a snooze feature. Narration added nothing to experience.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Jo Kent 15/02/2018
    Jo Kent 15/02/2018 Member Since 2016
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    "I usually love anything by Stephen King....."

    Desperation was a struggle. I couldn't really get into it at all which is unusual for me.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    T Smart 28/01/2018
    T Smart 28/01/2018 Member Since 2017
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    "Blood soaked joy"

    Loved every second of this brutal classic. Read it when I was a teenager and it's as powerful now as it was then.
    Only problem I had with reading are SK's glottal 'Ls'!. There's a glot of times that gletter is used. Gloved it tho!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Sharon 19/01/2018
    Sharon 19/01/2018 Member Since 2016
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    "Awesome!!! "

    I love King! He always takes me with him and I never fail to understand.

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    Kevin Wood 06/09/2017
    Kevin Wood 06/09/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Chilling and grizzly"

    Beautifully read by the author. A twisting, turning tale that will keep you totally riveted.

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    Glen MARGATE, United Kingdom 21/07/2017
    Glen MARGATE, United Kingdom 21/07/2017
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    "AMAZING"

    such an amazing book by an amazing author.
    He reads it with such passion and really paints the picture in your mind.
    I have listens to this 3 times now and it still hasn't got boring. pick up extra bits of emotion every listen

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    Enid 10/02/2017
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    "a rare treat up to his usual excellent standard"

    a dream or should I say nightmare !!...told by
    the man himself .The gory ,supernatural and shocking storyline chills you with unexpected twists and turns.what a delight

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Moons 02/12/2016
    Moons 02/12/2016
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    "gripping tale"

    intriguing story of an epic struggle between good and evil..... the familiar foundation of many a good yarn. Very enjoyable listen.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Andrew Spencer 29/08/2016
    Andrew Spencer 29/08/2016
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    "Just a gentle road trip!!?"

    What a fantastic tale. The interwoven spiritual theme intertwined with the violence that unfolds is absolutely brilliant. It makes you shudder but unable to resist the next passage.

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    ButterflyBaby 29/08/2016
    ButterflyBaby 29/08/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Stephen King at his best"

    This is my favourite type of King story. Supernatural elements forming the basis for an evolving mystery but also a character drama where relationships shift and change under pressure!

    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    "Great read by the horror and supernatural master! "

    Great Stephen King novel. Sometimes predictable but enough suspense and twists to keep you listening. I've been a King fan since I picked up my first, and this did not disappoint. Really enjoyed listening to it narrated by the author himself as it seems to add another aspect to the book. You really get the impression that the author has enjoyed reading his work as much as writing it.

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