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Pet Sematary (book)

84 Ratings: 3.4
A book by Stephen King.

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Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1983, c; 1st edition edition
16 reviews about Pet Sematary (book)
review by . July 06, 2010
I read Pet Sematary a long time ago as I love most of Steven King, and to be honest, the book scared the crap out of me (which believe me is rare); I saw the movie and although it was good also, the book made more of an impact on me.      Steven King sometimes draws out his novels a little too much for me; I like action right through without lots of "down time" and this book fit the bill.  I won't waste your time by telling you what the story was about, as …
review by . August 03, 2010
Ack! This was a good book, I havent read it in a while but I remember it was pretty scary. Good read, and leave the light on lol.
Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
The novel was much more descriptive and scary than the movie; a must have for those who like to stay up late at night and be terrorized!!      Please see my complete review about the famous Steven King novel.
review by . August 11, 2010
This psychological thriller is one of my favorites and few that make a decent movie pick as well.  Kathy Bates certainly depicts the character King seeks to describe in his novel.  The pages turn quickly and it is a fairly easy read.  King does not disappoint.
review by . August 11, 2010
   I have been a long time reader of Mr. King and along with the book IT this is one that truly scared me. In my opinion it is King's scariest work. The thing I fell in love with the most was the depth and the psychology of the entire cast of characters. Read if you are a fan of the horror genre or just great novels in general.
Quick Tip by . July 30, 2010
Good, solid King tale. Sometimes more gross than creepy, but overall good.
review by . July 24, 2010
I saw this movie 25 years ago, shortly after my father died, so I was in a emotionally shaky state.  I didn't think I was easily shocked --- I'd seen the Exorcist!!  -- but this movie was horrifying to me.  To actually think about bringing your loved ones back was unimaginable.  But to have them come back as monsters was shocking.  I later read the book to see if I'd missed something in the movie.  But I don't think I did!   …
Quick Tip by . July 16, 2010
Though it seems to lose pace in the latter half, a compelling concept and skillful writing keep, "Pet Sematary," afloat.
Quick Tip by . July 13, 2010
Although the story of this one is really predictable, Stephen King really plunges a lot of emotional depth here, making it one of my favorites of his.
Quick Tip by . June 30, 2010
this book....is lets say...... uhmmm well its a good read if you like these kinds of books
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
almost one of his best
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
Stephen King's voice sticks with you. He knows just where to place the creepiest lines to set you over the edge, til you're too terrified to close the book.
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
great book!
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
so scary
Quick Tip by . June 10, 2010
So sad!
review by . May 14, 2009
A family moves to a house with an Indian Cemetary on the property. The cemetary has a curse on it and things buried there seem (the family dog) seem to come back to life. All through the first half of the book we keep being shown large Orono fuel trucks whizzing past the front of the house. It doesn't take a genius to figure out that someone in the family will be hit by one of those trucks and then get buried in the cemetary to be brought back to life. Did I say predictable? Well not to give away …
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