The Talisman by Stephen King audiobook

The Talisman

By Stephen King and Peter Straub
Read by Frank Muller

Simon & Schuster Audio

The Talisman Series: Book 1

28.00 Hours 1
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On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores ofthe gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resortcalled the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone,his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jackeverything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey backacross America—and into another realm. One of the most influential and heralded works of fantasy ever written,The Talisman is an extraordinary novel of loyalty, awakening, terror,and mystery. Jack Sawyer, on a desperate quest to save his mother’s life, mustsearch for a prize across an epic landscape of innocents and monsters, ofincredible dangers and even more incredible truths. The prize is essential, butthe journey means even more. Let the quest begin.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A 2002 Audie Award Finalist

Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

A 1985 Locus Award Nominee

A 1985 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel

On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores ofthe gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resortcalled the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone,his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jackeverything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey backacross America—and into another realm.

One of the most influential and heralded works of fantasy ever written,The Talisman is an extraordinary novel of loyalty, awakening, terror,and mystery. Jack Sawyer, on a desperate quest to save his mother’s life, mustsearch for a prize across an epic landscape of innocents and monsters, ofincredible dangers and even more incredible truths. The prize is essential, butthe journey means even more.

Let the quest begin.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Extraordinary…Makes your hair stand on end.” Washington Post
“Rare and dazzling…A journey to rival the greatest adventure stories ever told.” New York Daily News
“Award-winning reader Frank Muller continues his long string of superlative performances…A must for current fiction collections.” Library Journal (audio review)

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Author

Author Bio: Stephen King

Author Bio: Stephen King

Stephen King has written more than sixty books, many hitting the #1 spot on the New York Times bestsellers list. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker Awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit.” He is the 2003 recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. His epic works The Dark Tower and It are the basis for major motion pictures.

Author Bio: Peter Straub

Author Bio: Peter Straub

Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels. He has won the Bram Stoker Award for his two of his novels and a short story collection, 5 Stories; he has also won a World Fantasy Award and an International Horror Guild Award. He received a BA in English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an MA from Columbia University.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 28.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English