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'Salem's Lot

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The town knew darkness ... and the awful, heavy silence of terrifying images grotesquely dancing in and out of the shadows ... and stark white faces, huge empty eyes and long gnarled hands that reached out with lustful insistence ... and the paralyzing fear of a diabolical corruption and a hideous peril more dreadful than death.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Horror tales
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King
ISBN: 0385007515 9780385007511 9780671039752 067103975X 9780307743671 0307743675 9780345806796 0345806794 0671039741 9780671039745 0606024344 9780606024341 0451139690 9780451139696 0451168089 9780451168085 9780965772419 0965772411
OCLC Number: 1528957
Description: 439 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The Marsten Home --
pt. 2. The emperor of ice cream --
pt. 3. The deserted village.
Responsibility: Stephen King.


In this new trade edition of what's considered to be one of the most terrifying vampire novels ever written, King reintroduces his finely crafted tale of a mundane New England town under siege by the  Read more...
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Kirkus Reviews A super exorcism...tremendous. Grand Rapids Press Spine-tingling fiction at its best. Chattanooga Times A novel of chilling, unspeakable evil. "Kirkus Reviews"A super Read more...

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An almost-perfect second book by Stephen King.

by PYEsinc (WorldCat user published 2011-09-20) Very Good Permalink

Intriguing and thrilling (and, for some, terrifying), 'Salem's Lot was a great read.  Warning, Twilight fans: if you wanted to read this book because you heard it was a "vampire novel" (which is shockingly correct), don't be fooled into thinking "vampire"...
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