Pet Sematary

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 22, 2010 - Fiction - 300 pages
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The house looked right, felt right, to Dr Louis Creed.

Rambling, old, unsmart and comfortable. A place where the family could settle; the children grow and play and explore. The rolling hills and meadows of Maine seemed a world away from the fume-choked dangers of Chicago.

Only the occasional big truck out on the two-lane highway, grinding up through the gears, hammering down the long gradients, growled out an intrusive threat.

But behind the house and far away from the road: that was safe. Just a carefully cleared path up into the woods where generations of local children have processed with the solemn innocence of the young, taking with them their dear departed pets for burial.

A sad place maybe, but safe. Surely a safe place. Not a place to seep into your dreams, to wake you, sweating with fear and foreboding.

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He's a great writer, but his endings sucks. - Goodreads
So terribly disturbing, but a definite page turner! - Goodreads
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Interesting and engaging plot. - Goodreads
Grief drives the plot, and fills every scene. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

As usual excellent writing, and compelling storyline. Truly compelling in a horrifyingly close way that I did not expect. I agree completely with Mr. King when he said in his intro that he had gone too far. I give the book 4 stars, but seriously wish I had not read it. Read full review

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User Review  - Dale Young - Goodreads

To this day this is the scariest book I have ever read. The movie did not do the novel justice. When I read the novel I had no idea where the story was going and then after a point I realized what was ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Stephen King has been described by the Guardian as 'one of the greatest storytellers of our time', by the Mirror as a 'genius' and by The Sunday Times as 'one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel.' In 2003, he was given the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, for most of the year in Maine, USA.

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