Pet Sematary

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 1, 2002 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Don’t miss the classic tale from King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, described by Publishers Weekly as “the most frightening novel Stephen King has ever written.”

When the Creeds move into a beautiful old house in rural Maine, it all seems too good to be true: physician father, beautiful wife, charming little daughter, adorable infant son—and now an idyllic home. As a family, they’ve got it all...right down to the friendly car.

But the nearby woods hide a blood-chilling truth—more terrifying than death itself—and hideously more powerful.

The Creeds are going to learn that sometimes dead is better.
  

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Awesome great book, vivid story telling - Goodreads
Hard to read as a parent. - Goodreads
Interesting and engaging plot. - Goodreads
So terribly disturbing, but a definite page turner! - Goodreads
One of my favorite of King's -- love the ending. - Goodreads
The ending scared the hell out of me! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Bernard DeLeo - Goodreads

At the time I read Pet Sematary, my two children were the same ages as the character children. That fact made the novel one of the most frightening I've ever read. Reading it again after all these years has not cut down on the horrific aspect of the novel at all. Read full review

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User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

there were several parts during the last 150 pages that honestly kind of creeped me out. and that doesn't happen very often with me and anything horror. I could actually feel what was going on, instead of just picturing it. Read full review

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are Hearts in Atlantis, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Bag of Bones, the screenplay Storm of the Century, and The Green Mile. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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