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by Stephen King
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Jocelyn Adams - Living life one word at a time
If you've ever driven down a deserted desert road and felt that prickle of fear along your spine at what could happen and nobody would know, this book will keep you rivited and at the edge of your seat from beginning to end.
antomagoo
antomagoo rated it 11 years ago
Would get 4, possibly 5 if it wasn't for a really poor ending
Traveller
Traveller rated it 11 years ago
Definitely one of King's better offerings in the horror genre. I found it had more depth than some of his horror works I had tried in the past.
TheBecks
TheBecks rated it 12 years ago
This is probably the 4th or 5th time that I've read this book. I have always liked this story, although not as much as it's other half, The Regulators, but I have to say that this time, unfortunately, Desperation lost a little something for me. I actually downgraded it from a 4 star to a 3 star rati...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 13 years ago
Cleaning out some old gems of mine. I tried reading this one many years ago and remember giving up midway. I have it on audio from the library and hope to get through it this time but I don't know . . . the thing is 18 discs long!Later: Well, I managed to get through all 18 discs but I think I'm ...
Ko
Ko rated it 14 years ago
I can only go by the few chapters I read before hurling this book at the wall. And what a depressing, brutal, ugly mess of a few chapters it was.
Darkness Beckons
Darkness Beckons rated it 24 years ago
1996 - The Regulators by Richard Bachman1996 - Desperation by Stephen KingThese 2 were meant to be companion books by King using as they did the same character names, in a similar sort of peril from the same monster. A lot of reviewers said it was lazy writing at the time but I personally loved it. ...
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