--Los Angeles Times "[The Stand] has everything. Adventure. Roman. Prophecy. Allegory. Satire. Fantasy. Realism. Apocalypse. Great!"
--The New York Times Book Review "As brilliant a dark dream as has ever been dreamed in this century."
--Palm Beach Post "An undisputed master of suspense and terror."
--The Washington Post "King is one of the most powerful storytellers we have. His work satisfies on first reading and is even better the second time around."
"Crackling . . . with explosive climaxes."
--The Boston Globe
"[For] those who like their horror on a humongous scale."
--Los Angeles Times
--The Observer (London)