Synopses & Reviews
Stephen King's second novel, 'Salem's Lot
, is the story of a mundane town under siege from the forces of darkness. Considered one of the most terrifying vampire novels ever written, it cunningly probes the shadows of the human heart and the insular evils of small-town America.
Now a mini-series on TNT starring Rob Lowe (The West Wing), Donald Sutherland (The Score), and Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner).
"A super exorcism...tremendous." Kirkus Reviews
"Spine-tingling fiction at its best." Grand Rapids Press
"A novel of chilling, unspeakable evil." Chattanooga Times
This repackaged edition of one of King's early classics revolves around the town of Jerusalem's Lot, a town that knows darkness the heavy silence of terrifying images dancing in and out of the shadows; the stark white faces, huge empty eyes, and long gnarled hands that reach out with lustful insistence; and the paralyzing fear of a hideous peril more dreadful than death.
In a classic tale of horror by Stephen King, a man returns to his hometown of Jerusalem's Lot, Maine, only to find it infested with vampires.
Stephen King's second novel,'Salem's Lot, is the story of a mundane townunder siege from the forces of darkness. Considered one of the most terrifying vampire novels ever written, it cunningly probes the shadows of the human heart -- and the insular evils of small-town America.
About the Author
Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are Full Dark No Stars, Blockade Billy, Under the Dome, Just After Sunset, the Dark Tower novels, Cell, From a Buick 8, Everything's Eventual, Hearts in Atlantis, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Lisey's Story and Bag of Bones. His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, was recently re-released in a tenth anniversary edition. King was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he was inducted as a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Table of Contents
The Marsten House
The Emperor of Ice Cream
The Deserted Village