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The Talisman: A Novel - Peter Straub, Stephen King
The Talisman: A Novel
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Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer’s mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Who or what is she running from? She is dying . . . and even young Jack knows she... show more
Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer’s mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Who or what is she running from? She is dying . . . and even young Jack knows she can’t outrun death. But only he can save her—for he has been chosen to search for a prize across an epic landscape of dangers and lies, a realm of innocents and monsters, where everything Jack loves is on the line.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781451697216 (145169721X)
ASIN: 145169721X
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 923
Edition language: English
Series: The Talisman (#1)
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TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it
5.0 5/5: The Talisman, Stephen King and Peter Straub
Chased by the ambitious and power-hungry partner of his dead father, Jack Sawyer and his dying mother find themselves in New Hampshire, exiled from California. Jack is sent on a road trip back to the west coast to retrieve something called “The Talisman”. Its description is vague to the point of non...
Quite the Wondering Selection
Quite the Wondering Selection rated it
3.0 The Talisman
Not too bad. Some of the 'stops' like in Oatley were entertaining, but it was vague. What was this Talisman? Why did he need to go get it? The connection with Morgan never really went deeper. Then just a random Wolf. Not too bad a read, but nowhere in league with The Dark Tower series.
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 The horror of Vulnerability
Well, this is my last night in Phuket and even though I wrote this review a couple of years ago I still need to go over it again just to iron out all of the little spelling and grammatical mistakes that I may have made. Okay, you are probably asking me why, since it is my last night and it is a Satu...
LittleBookCove
LittleBookCove rated it
5.0
“Everything goes away, Jack Sawyer, like the moon. Everything comes back, like the moon.” ― Stephen King, The Talisman Wow...Just wow. I normally have a patten with book's But this book. went "Everywere" I went. i just couldn't put it down. I'm ahead of myself because i'm trying to think of a...
So Many Books. So Little Time.
So Many Books. So Little Time. rated it
4.0 The Talisman
A great adventure story that had me at times in tears and wondering why I hadn't read this a long time ago.
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