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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Brilliant horror story, great plot, good pace. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Philip Preece - Goodreads

This book was brilliantly entertaining and brilliantly paced. The moment with the kite was unforgettable. I loved the characters and the way the burial ground just seemed to have control over people ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

I absolutely loved this book. I couldn't have picked a better novel for my first horror. The movie doesn't do this novel justice. I think the movie might have flowed better if they had taken more ... 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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