Best answer: How many books are in the Talisman series?

Talisman is a series of four children’s books written by Allan Frewin Jones and published in 2005.

Will there be a third Talisman book?

No third Talisman book in sight…

With so many new editions of The Talisman and Black House being released the speculations about if the third book is finally being written has once again started. … Sorry, Lilja, plans for the third book have gone no further than before.

Is The Talisman part of a series?

The Talisman is a series of fantasy books written by Stephen King and Peter Straub. The series talks the adventure about Jack Sawyer, a twelve-year-old boy who uses a magical crystal to save his mother, who is dying from cancer.

Is there a sequel to The Talisman?

Black House is a horror novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub. Published in 2001, it is the sequel to The Talisman. This is one of King’s numerous novels, which also include Hearts in Atlantis and Insomnia, that tie in with the Dark Tower series.

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How long does it take to read The Talisman?

The average reader will spend 15 hours and 44 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute).

Will The Talisman be a movie?

The iconic filmmaker is teaming with Netflix to bring King’s The Talisman to the screen. However, it will be as a series and not as a movie. The project had previously been envisioned as a feature in its various iterations over the years.

What Stephen King books is Jack Sawyer in?

Jack Sawyer is the protagonist of The Talisman and its sequel, Black House. In the former, he is a 12-year-old boy who is sent on a quest to retrieve the Talisman and save his mother from cancer.

Is The Talisman worth reading?

That being said, in my humble opinion, The Talisman is a wonderful book. It is a classic “Hero’s Journey” type story, with a dark setting, and dark moods without beign downright horrific (except for some specific passages), and at the very end it’s a story about hope, and love.

Who is speedy Parker?

Jack is taught how to flip by a mysterious figure known as Speedy Parker, who is the twinner of a gunslinger named Parkus in the Territories. In the Territories, the beloved Queen Laura DeLoessian, the twinner of Jack’s mother (a movie actress known as the “Queen of the B Movies”) is dying as well.

Is The Talisman connected to the Dark Tower?

5. The Talisman and Black House — These fantasy epics, co-written with Peter Straub, take place in The Territories, a neighbor to The Dark Tower’s Mid-World. The connection wasn’t made in 1984’s The Talisman, but for the 2001 sequel, King and Straub tied them together explicitly.

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Is Peter Straub still writing?

Peter Francis Straub (/straʊb/; born March 2, 1943) is an American novelist and poet. He has written numerous horror and supernatural fiction novels, including Julia and Ghost Story, as well as The Talisman, which he co-wrote with Stephen King.

Peter Straub
Relatives Emma Straub (daughter)

How did Stephen King and Peter Straub write The Talisman?

When they were able to begin work, they would send pages of manuscript back and forth over the early form of modems usually about 75 pages at a time and occasionally they would get physically be in the same room and collaborate by each sitting down and taking over the writing duties.

Who is the fisherman in Black House?

While in the Territories, Jack meets and falls in love with Sophie, the beautiful young queen of that place, and realizes Sophie is a twinner of Judy Marshall, Tyler’s mother. After hearing rumors of a cursed house outside town, Jack intuits that the Fisherman is the house’s architect: Charles Burnside.

How many words is the novel Carrie?

I was so bored I decided to compile the list of all of Stephen King’s work (most of it anyway) and organize it by word count, largest to smallest. I couldn’t find a list like this anywhere so I decided to make one myself.


# 56
Year 1974
Title Carrie
Page Length 199
Word Count 60,581