Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 04/10/2007
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Pet Sematary
Pet Shock Boy
It’s late at night, too late. The only sound is the thin whisper of the page, as you promise yourself just one more chapter before you switch off the light... READ MORE
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Synopsis

Soon to be a major motion picture from Paramount Pictures starring John Lithgow, Jason Clarke, and Amy Seimetz

Sometimes...dead is better

The house looks right, feels right to Dr Louis Creed. Rambling, old and comfortable. A place where the family can settle; the children grow and play and explore. The rolling hills and meadows of Maine seem a world away from the fume-choked dangers of the city.

It's only those big trucks on the road outside which growl out unnerving threats.

Behind the house there's a carefully cleared path up into the woods to a place where generations of local children have walked in procession 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...

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444708134
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Weight: 340g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 34 mm

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Pet Sematary
Very dark!
Here King addresses one of the darkest taboos in society and the result is one deliciously dark book. The blackest. So dark, in fact, Stephen King admits t... READ MORE
Grayson123
Pet Sematary
Brilliant
This is an excellent book - I read it about 10 years ago, and on this second reading again I found I couldn't put it down. It's dark and chilling, and alth... READ MORE
kendrafortune
Pet Sematary
Pet Sematary
I really enjoyed this book. This was my 3rd Stephen King novel, as i previously read Full Dark, No Stars and Carrie and this has been my favourite so far. ... READ MORE
Alex Hicks
Pet Sematary
Pet Sematary
I really enjoyed this book. This was my 3rd Stephen King novel, as i previously read Full Dark, No Stars and Carrie and this has been my favourite so far. ... READ MORE
Alex Hicks
Pet Sematary
Pet Sematary
I really enjoyed this book. This was my 3rd Stephen King novel, as i previously read Full Dark, No Stars and Carrie and this has been my favourite so far. ... READ MORE
Alex Hicks
Pet Sematary
Quintessential Terror
Here King delves into the dark recesses of the human condition, questioning how far would one go for your children. As you journey with Dr Louis Creed you ... READ MORE
Thomas Alderson
Pet Sematary
Darkly wonderful
Dr Louis Creed has moved his family - wife Rachel, children Ellie & Gage and cat Church - from Chicago to Ludlow, Maine where he is taking over the running... READ MORE
Mark
Pet Sematary
MUST READ!
This is an extremely good book! It was the first Stephen King book I read, and has left me wanting to read more and more!
Vixta
Pet Sematary
Incredible
An absolutely incredible book that fills you with fear and suspense. King uses a lot of simple but effective writing techniques such as ellipses to break u... READ MORE
Jack  Athey