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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Review: Pet SemataryUser Review - Edward Davies - Goodreads
As one of King's earlier books, this suffers at times from trying too hard to scare the reader, but if you just look at the content and the characters you'll find this one of King's more thought provoking early works, though not as character centric as his later stuff. Read full review
Review: Pet SemataryUser Review - Valentine King - Goodreads
Only Stephen King could come up with a concept so simple and make a story so perfect. It's a great page turner as you're desperate to know what happens next. After a shocking start, it builds to an ... Read full review