Has this book been spoiled for me?

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love_gun

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Hello, while I was recently researching which version of the Stand to purchase (the 1978 original or 1990 uncut) I accidently and innocently stumbled across a spoiler. Seeing this angered me as I was really looking forward to the book, the plot look absolutely intriguing.

The spoiler was this:
Randall Flagg dies/disappears somewhere in the novel

Is the novel ruined? Can I still read it with enjoyment?
 

Spideyman

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#3
Hello, while I was recently researching which version of the Stand to purchase (the 1978 original or 1990 uncut) I accidently and innocently stumbled across a spoiler. Seeing this angered me as I was really looking forward to the book, the plot look absolutely intriguing.

The spoiler was this:
Randall Flagg dies/disappears somewhere in the novel

Is the novel ruined? Can I still read it with enjoyment?
Absolutely read the book. Follow the journey of the characters, see what brought about that spoiler. Remember, it's all about the journey, not the ending.
***and is that the ending of the character in the spoiler?
 

love_gun

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Also noticed that the uncut (1990) version of the Stand is somewhere around 1152 pages. The version I bought is 1439 pages. Is this the same as the 1990 version?

I suppose I'll start the book, just really hope it isn't ruined. I was so upset after reading that back cover and getting so invested.
 

not_nadine

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#20
Also noticed that the uncut (1990) version of the Stand is somewhere around 1152 pages. The version I bought is 1439 pages. Is this the same as the 1990 version?

I suppose I'll start the book, just really hope it isn't ruined. I was so upset after reading that back cover and getting so invested.
Wait, you read the back cover of the novel? I hardly think that would be a spoiler.
 
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