Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 12/05/2011
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A lesser known epic.
This is one of King's lesser known works but it is definitely one of his best. A group of travellers are thrown together when they are captured by a rather... READ MORE
Lucy OConnor Walton on Thames


Welcome to Desperation. Once a thriving copper mining town in the middle of the Nevada desert, Desperation is now eerily abandoned. It's the last place that travellers like the Carver family, bound for vacation, and writer Johnny Marinville, astride his Harley, would expect to be stopped and charged. But Desperation still has a local cop - a unique regulator who patrols the wilderness highway. The secrets buried in Desperation are as terrifying as the forces summoned to encounter them. A terrifying transformation is taking place and the travellers will soon discover the true meaning of desperation . . .

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444707830
  • Number of pages: 720
  • Weight: 480g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 50 mm

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This story centres on the town of Desperation, a mining town that has fallen on hardtimes, made worse by the ancient force that has escaped from the nearby... READ MORE