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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Brilliant horror story, great plot, good pace. - Goodreads
So terribly disturbing, but a definite page turner! - Goodreads
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The ending was disappointing. - Goodreads
As usual excellent writing, and compelling storyline. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Tyler McHaley - Goodreads

I thought this was a phenomenal work by King, though I know others, including the author, may disagree. The complete sense of darkness and foreboding that permeated the entire book made the narrative ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brittney Porterfield - Goodreads

Pet Semetary by Stephen King Sometimes dead is better... When Dr. Creed and his family move to a rural part of Maine, things seem like they are, well, perfect. They live in a beautiful house, Dr ... 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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