Highly recommended. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. However the person who told me that it was read it when they were still in school. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. It being the history of a boy, it must stop here; the narrative could not go much further without becoming the history of a man. I first read it in high school......(NO I WILL NOT TELL YOU WHAT YEAR). I promise you won't be disappointed. Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. The Talisman Audiobook by Stephen King. This is magnificent prose which to modern taste risks sounding a bit too much. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The same complexity are seen at Jack’s other company, Richard Sloat, even though for different reasons. The Talisman Audio Book Free. Scott's novels are fun, they carry the reader along on a wave of action. Read it as a good and entirely palatable example of historical romance. Publications. Essentially, The Talisman originally endured the consequences of extremes of both reputation and anticipation. Please try again. Essentially, it works damn well, and the sole reason I’m harping on about it is that I find it interesting. The Talisman has in spades, and it’s easy to get lost in just how much truly changes involving Jack’s first dialog with Speedy Parker and his entering The Blasted Lands. Thank you Mr King, this book helped shape my world. I read, and loved this at school many years ago. This collaboration is excellent. I was amazed at what I found, but not skeptical. The Talisman knows it isn’t a kid’s audio book, and that is why I found it so compelling. It is this sort of realistic danger combined with the whimsical that make The Talisman such an wonderful publication, and the dichotomy that is Wolf surely makes him an wonderful character. Please try again. ", Reviewed in the United States on June 12, 2012. All Rights Reserved. Clumsy sentences. On a brisk autumn day, a 13-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. (As I remember, the teleplay was surprisingly faithful to the book.) King excels in producing people, and that doesn’t change. Reviewed in the United States on April 20, 2017. Suffice it to say that they each learn a great deal about the other. Lastly, Scott's writing is thoughtful, word-rich, and beautiful. Jack is young, and that only makes his street all the more dangerous. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Supernatural Thrillers (Audible Books & Originals), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Talisman Audiobook Download Free. If you're a Stephen King fan, read the last 300 pages of this book only. Reviewed in the United States on February 27, 2019, I have always loved both Stephen King and Peter Straub books. Jack himself is a great protagonist, being only a little self-evident and cynical, and the people he meets on his journey are pretty amazing in 1 manner or another. Please try again. Parallel worlds with parallel characters. I felt the book was trying to be similar to King's Gunslinger series, which I adored, but failing. It was my first Scott read. The Talisman’s length adds to the sense. 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Whether it was Peter Straub's influence, I don't know, but I found the story to be too meandering. But the story tried requires scope and length and time. Within three years, The Talisman had emerged in Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian, French, Swedish translations, demonstrating not only to King’s growing global popularity, however, in light of numerous reprints in these languages, to the novel’s too. From 1984, King had established himself firmly as the greatest author of contemporary horror; after at some distance but still figures to be reckoned with were such authors as Dean R. Koontz, Ramsey Campbell, Clive Barker, Robert McCammon … and Peter Straub. Fantastic. It is the kind of realistic dream that Stephen King has done over and over again, only today the scale has shrunk to something less mad. Stephen King – The Talisman Audiobook. The King is pleased with Kenneth and he entrusts him to guard the banner of England which he does unsuccessfully after Richard's wife Queen Berengaria distracts him with a message from Lady Edith Plantaget who the knight is infatuated with. But there are long descriptions of character, landscape and appearance that clunk along and do little for the story or to ramp up any tension. (Richard’s last name ought to give that off) The ticking timebomb here is not one of carnage but among revelations, also Richard lacks the fortitude to manage it.