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Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary

Soon to be a major motion picture from Paramount Pictures starring John Lithgow, Jason Clarke, and Amy Seimetz! King’s iconic, beloved classic is ‘so beautifully paced that you cannot help but be pulled in’ Guardian

‘SOMETIMES…DEAD IS BETTER’

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.

‘King can make the flesh creep half a world away’ – The Times
‘So beautifully paced that you cannot help but be pulled in’ – Guardian
‘The most frightening novel Stephen King has ever written’ – Publisher’s Weekly
‘Wild, powerful, disturbing’ – Washington Post Book Review
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 22nd March 2010

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781848940857

Reviews

King can make the flesh creep half a world away
The Times
Wild, powerful, disturbing
Washington Post Book Review
So beautifully paced that you cannot help but be pulled in
Guardian
The most frightening novel Stephen King has ever written
Publisher's Weekly
A writer of excellence...King is one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel
<I>Sunday Times</I>
One of the great storytellers of our time
<I>Guardian</I>