A look back at The Stand

June 23, 2016

In August 2016, the film of Cell a powerful story about a cellphone virus starring Samuel L. Jackson and John Cusack ,  is released in the UK. The Stand, first published in 1978, is about another virus, a  super Flu which will likely  wipe out the world’s population. Much of The Stand is set in a landscape which echoes that of  King’s epic Dark Tower series, which is also soon to be a major movie.

This June Hodderscape are taking a look back at King’s post-apocalyptic epic as part of their Throwback Thursday feature. Read their reflections on King’s masterpiece here.

The Stand Stephen King

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