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Salem’s Lot (Doubleday, 1975)

This 1975 horror fiction novel was written by American author Stephen King. Salem’s Lot was King’s second novel to be published. 114 more words


'Salem's Lot - Stephen King

I tried to like ‘Salem’s Lot, I actually tried to read it three times, but it was just not for me.

Ben Mears decides to go back to Jerusalem’s Lot, shorten to ‘Salem’s Lot by the locals in hope to find inspiration for his new book, but he soon realizes that something is very, very wrong. 312 more words


'Salem's Lot - Stephen King

Salem’s Lot, King’s second novel, is a story about what would’ve happened if Count Dracula came to America to the sleepy, little bedroom town of Jerusalem’s Lot. 314 more words

Horror Novel Review

"But the details remained unclear..."

Note: This post is the seventeenth installment in my author’s commentary for Eternal Empire, covering Chapter 18. You can read the previous installments here… 993 more words


King Section one (1965-1985): Salem's Lot

Bram Stoker’s influence is strong in Salem’s Lot, King’s first novel dealing with vampires.  The lead character, Ben Mears, shares similarities from Stoker’s ingenue, Jonathan Starker.   483 more words

SALEM'S LOT (1979 United States) Television review

First let me suggest you see the original TV miniseries version if at all possible. The “movie” version(for European theatres) is severely cut. The remaining pieces don’t fit together and leave gaping holes (such as, “what happened to Susan?”) Now you know which dvd to buy, if you were tossing up, lets move on. 471 more words


Stephen King Book Club: 'Salem's Lot

“‘Salem’s Lot” by Stephen King

What’s it about? You can read the full synopsis here. A small town in Maine is overcome by a dark force. 436 more words

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