Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A super-exorcism that leaves the taste of somebody else's blood in your mouth and what a bad taste it is. King presents us with the riddle of a small Maine town that has been deserted overnight. Where did all the down-Easters go? Matter of fact, they're still there but they only get up at sundown. . . for a warm drink. . . .Ben Mears, a novelist, returns to Salem's Lot (pop. 1319), the hometown he ... Read full review

Review: Salem's Lot

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Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive, Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control. Read full review

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I really wish I had read this when I was younger. Still, this is probably the best book I've read by King. Personally, it's a toss up w/ The Stand. This would be a great movie to re-make as well.
Really enjoyed this story!

Good oldie

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Im rereading this book it was written decades ago. It was excellent then and Im positive I will enjoy reading it again !! Read full review

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