'Salem's Lot by Stephen King

'Salem's Lot

byStephen King

Kobo ebook | May 6, 2008

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Stephen King’s second novel, the classic vampire bestseller ’SALEM’S LOT, tells the story of evil in small-town America. For the first time in a major trade edition, this terrifying novel is accompanied by previously unpublished material from King’s archive, two short stories, and eerie photographs that bring King’s fictional darkness and evil to vivid life.

When Stephen King’s classic thriller’SALEM’S LOT hit the stands in 1975, it thrilled and terrified millions of readers with tales of demonic evil in small-town America. Now, thirty years later and still scaring readers witless, ’SALEM’S LOT reemerges in a brilliant new edition, complete with photographs, fifty pages of deleted and alternate scenes, and two short stories related to the events of the novel.

While the original edition of ’SALEM’S LOT will forever be a premier horror classic, ’SALEM’S LOT: ILLUSTRATED EDITION, with the inclusion of material from King’s archive, is destined to become a classic in its own right and a must-have for all Stephen King fans. In this edition, the hair-raising story of Jerusalem’s Lot, a small town in Maine whose inhabitants succumb to the evil allure of a new resident, is told as the author envisioned it, complete with fifty pages of alternate and deleted scenes. With a new introduction by the author, two short stories related to the events and residents of Jerusalem’s Lot, the lavishly creepy photographs of Jerry Uelsmann, and a stunning new page design, this edition brings the story to life in words and pictures as never before.

No library will be complete without this ideal collector’s item for any King aficionado, the definitive illustrated edition of the great ’SALEM’S LOT.
Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine, on September 21, 1947. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Maine at Orono in 1970, he became a teacher. His spare time was spent writing short stories and novels. King's first novel would never have been published if not for his wife. She removed the firs...
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Title:'Salem's LotFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 6, 2008Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0385528221

ISBN - 13:9780385528221

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect October read This is what spooky stories should be! I don't want to give anything away in terms of what sort of evil appears in the story, as it remains unknown for the first while, which makes it all the creepier, but it's done beautifully. As always, great descriptions, haunting imagery and story, and just an all around great spooky thriller. Perfect for Halloween!
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Fun Read! King's second novel is a simple, fun read; a real page-turner. In my opinion, this is a giant leap forward from his first novel "Carrie".
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great read! I really enjoyed this, I mostly had read King's later work but after finishing the Dark Tower series I bought some older ones. A thrilling tale of a small town turned upside down, a great take on vampire stories.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Scary This book is another great example of the author's work
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great One of the best Vampire tales there is, and one of King's finest novels
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from didnt like i found this book not as interesting
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Didn't like it like I knew I wouldn't Well... I tried it. There wasn't much I liked about about Salems Lot at all. I thought the writing was ok. Mr. King wrote Salems Lot as this small gossipy town, which I didn't like. Horror is my lest favorite genre to watch or read, but I figured I would give this one a try anyway. Needless to say I have no desire to read anything else by Stephen King other than 11/22/63.
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Currently Reading.... While I am currently reading this book, I must say that this is quite an exquisite story. One of King's best, and a great spin on the classic tale of Dracula.
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Just the right amount of spook to keep you on edge and fearing dark basements. I loved it, kept me reading. MUST READ
Date published: 2015-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 'salem's Lot Was not disappointed in the slightest. A creepy, terrifying page turner that makes you check the shadows before bed. Glad I found out what happens to Father Callahan in Wolves of the Calla.
Date published: 2015-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Salems lot Great book, kept me glued with interest. Love the ending, they describe the beginning of Jerusalem's Lot, wow.
Date published: 2013-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Salem's Lot Still one of his best.
Date published: 2013-10-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The Never-Ending Story The prologue gives away the ending. However, you get to that ending at the 82% mark. Then, you have an epilogue, a random story, a bunch of Nineteenth Century letters and journal entries. That brings you to the 87% mark. I quit reading at the deleted scenes section. Even the first 82% was too long.
Date published: 2013-08-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Still one of my favs. A great book by the master.
Date published: 2013-05-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable read Really enjoyed reading it - though it rambled at times, it's pretty typical of King and was expected. Not as scary as I thought it would be but still: thought he did a good job of making the Bram Stoker type of vampire creepy as hell.
Date published: 2013-02-27