Salems Lot

Salems Lot Thousands of miles away from the small township of Salem s Lot, two terrified people, a man and a boy, still share the secrets of those clapboard houses and tree lined streets They must return to Salem s Lot for a final confrontation with the unspeakable evil that lives on in the town. Best Read Books Salems Lot author Stephen King – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father s family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, M Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father s family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good Her parents, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had become incapacitated with old age, and Ruth King was persuaded by her sisters to take over the physical care of them Other family members provided a small house in Durham and financial support After Stephen s grandparents passed away, Mrs King found work in the kitchens of Pineland, a nearby residential facility for the mentally challenged.Stephen attended the grammar school in Durham and Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966 From his sopho year at the University of Maine at Orono, he wrote a weekly column for the school newspaper, THE MAINE CAMPUS He was also active in student politics, serving as a member of the Student Senate He came to support the anti war movement on the Orono campus, arriving at his stance from a conservative view that the war in Vietnam was unconstitutional He graduated in 1970, with a B.A in English and qualified to teach on the high school level A draft board examination immediately post graduation found him 4 F on grounds of high blood pressure, limited vision, flat feet, and punctured eardrums.He met Tabitha Spruce in the stacks of the Fogler Library at the University, where they both worked as students they married in January of 1971 As Stephen was unable to find placement as a teacher immediately, the Kings lived on his earnings as a laborer at an industrial laundry, and her student loan and savings, with an occasional boost from a short story sale to men s magazines.Stephen made his first professional short story sale The Glass Floor to Startling Mystery Stories in 1967 Throughout the early years of his marriage, he continued to sell stories to men s magazines Many were gathered into the Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologies.In the fall of 1971, Stephen began teaching English at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels

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  • Paperback
  • 483 pages
  • Salems Lot
  • Stephen King
  • English
  • 22 July 2018
  • 0450031063

10 thoughts on “Salems Lot

  1. says:

    There was a time once when vampires were ruthless predators and not the misunderstood brooding and essentially harmless creatures Ahhhh, good old scary times Vampire stories have been around for a long time after all, people love a good scare, and what isterrifying than a monster showing up at night and sucking the life essence out of you But leave it to Stephen King to turn the terror up a notch, add a whole new layer to it How Simply using the winning formula that he continues There was a time once when vampires were ruthless predators and not the misunderstood brooding and essentially harmless creatures Ahhhh, good old scary times Vampire stories have been around for a long time after all, people love a good scare, and what isterrifying than a monster showing up at night and sucking the life essence out of you But leave it to Stephen King to turn the terror up a notch, add a whole new layer to it How Simply using the winning formula that he continues to employ in the vast majority of his work In addition to showing us the monsters of the night, he also brings into the picture the monsters and the darkness that are already with us, that live in the deep dark recesses of everyone s soulThe town knew about darkness The town has its secre...

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    Well this is annoying times two I just wrote a review and lost it, and then there s the other issue.What other issue Oh, the one where my 14 year old self of infinite wisdom and experience remembered a boring tale lacking truly epic blood and guts from what should be a vampire tale in a small town If that 14 year old could have had his way, then 80% of the novel would have been excised for being too character driven, too focused on hundreds of characters only set up to be knocked down in gru Well this is annoying times two I just wrote a review and lost it, and then there s the other issue.What other issue Oh, the one where my 14 year old self of infinite wisdom and experience remembered a boring tale lacking truly epic blood and guts from what should be a vampire tale in a small town If that 14 year old could have had his way, then 80% of the novel would have been excised for being too character driven, too focused on hundreds of characters only set up to be knocked down in gruesome death or undeath , and too detail driven and poorly paced for a thriller Damn, I was a dipshit I m not saying that I m no longer a dipshit, mind you, just that I ...

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  4. says:

    I was a bit of a wimp before I entered my teen yearsso I stayed away from anything vampire My first vampire experience was Love at First Bite, and not knowing it was a comedy yes, it was before you could Google I put on a brave face for the friend that invited me and entered the movie theater terrified by what I would see Luckily the evenly tanned George Hamilton awaited mealong with some mighty impressive disco dancing The scary blood suckers would have to wait to frighten me Next I was a bit of a wimp before I entered my teen yearsso I stayed away from anything vampire My first vampire experience was Lo...

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    Vampires.Years after I first read it, I can truthfully say that this is still on a short list of scariest books I have ever read King at his best An American re telling of Dracula, King stays close to the vampire myth but with some of his own storytell...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I hate vampires I hate them and I hate books about them I hate the way they re romanticized and sexualized and just generally presented in modern fiction That s why I loved this book King doesn t shy away from the fact that vampires are creatures of horror and he presents them as such They are vile, violent, and everywhere, and that s the way I like them.The characters pitted against them, particularly the priest, are compelling and almost too human to face the vampires And, in the end, th I hate vampires I hate them and I hate books about them I hate the way they re romanticized and sexualized and just generally presented in modern fiction That s why I loved this book King doesn t shy away from the fact that vampires are creatures of horror and he presents them as such They are vile, violent, and every...

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    The last time I picked up a King novel, my inclination towards critical analysis of a text was still just a budding obsession Now it is an enduring preoccupation Try as I may, I cannot overlook the subtle slips in King s plot arrangement and characterization anythe inevitability of women being cast in the molds of the lover or the victim of abuse or the tactless ingenue is a veritable threat to my fangirlism This is not to mention the tropes of themagical negroand other assorted The last time I picked up a King novel, my inclination towards critical analysis of a text was still just a budding obsession Now it is an enduring preoccupation Try as I may, I cannot overlook the subtle slips in King s plot arrangement and characterization anythe inevitability of women being cast in the molds of the lover or the victim of abuse or the tactless ingenue is a veritable threat to my fangirlism This is not to mention...

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    City folk have a distinct misconception about small towns We tend to believe that they are tranquil and innocent That the denizens are wholesome and full of family values But, we don t see the hidden rot that lurks beneath the sleepy facade.Stephen King does a lot to shatter that myth with Salem s Lot This a horror novel about a vampire who destroys a town from the inside out This is a horror story about the darkness that we don t see clearly or maybe we ignore about our friends, familie City folk have a distinct misconception about small towns We tend to believe that they are tranquil and innocent That the denizens are wholesome and full of family values But, we don t see the hidden rot that lurks beneath the sleepy facade.Stephen King does a lot to shatter that myth with Salem s Lot This a horror novel about a vampire who destroys a town from the inside out This is a horror story about the darkne...

  9. says:

    When writer Ben Mears moves back to Salem s Lot, a sleepy Maine town he spent a few years living in as a child, he has bitten offthan he can chew Salem s lot is home to an ancient evil Can Ben Mears and his friends stop the vampire in their midst before falling victim to his lust for blood One of the great things about getting older is that old books magically become new books after ten years I forgot most of the wrinkles of this one so I figured it was a good time to give it another When writer Ben Mears moves back to Salem s Lot, a sleepy Maine town he spent a few years living in as a child, he has bitten offthan he can chew Salem s lot is home to an ancient evil Can Ben Mears ...

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    I just finished a re read of this book with the Horror Aficionados group here at Goodreads I m so glad that I participated Remember little Ralphie Glick I first read this book in junior high or high school It s been about 30 years since then, unfortunately I ve read The Stand and IT a couple of times each, but I never did pick this one up again Finally, that has been rectified and what a payoff I forgot how well this story wrapped its arms around the reader and refused to let them go We me I just finished a re read of this book with the Horror Aficionados group here at Goodreads I m so glad that I participated Remember little Ralphie Glick I first read this book in junior high or high school It s been about 30 years since then, unfortunately I ve read The Stand and IT a couple of times each, but I never did pick this one up again Finally, that has been rectified and what a payoff I forgot how well this story wrapped its arms around the reader and refused to let them go We meander through the town, meeting its residents and learning about their daily lives I think Stephen King excels at this, mostly because you can tell he knows what he s talking about We focus our attentions on a few different characters some strong, some weak but they re all human with characteristics, both good and bad, that we recognize Quote The town cares for devil s work nothan it cares for God s or man s It knew darkness And darkness was enough I feel that s ...

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