About Salem's Lot

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351Ford

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I have seen different versions of the movie which don't all have the special scenes. Sometimes the jail-scene where the two men are bitten by Kurt Barlow is missing. Sometimes the movie is 3 hours or 1 hour and ten minutes. I certainly want to read the director's cut of the book. So I need the longest version. I wonder what characters are carried over into other stores? Or what stories carry over from Salem's Lot?

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Steffen

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351Ford, there is only ONE version of Salem's Lot which runs under 700 pages, so try to get that one at your local library or used bookstore. I've included a link below from Amazon so you can get more details.

The second link is from the illustrated version published a few years ago. It contains some great photography as well as a chapter or two that back in the 70s King's publisher advised against including in the original version due to some disturbing/graphic content. Only seek this out after reading the original.

'Salem's Lot: Stephen King: 9780307743671: Amazon.com: Books

https://www.amazon.com/Salems-Lot-Stephen-King/dp/0307743675/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1470883500&sr=8-1&keywords=salem%27s+lot
 

Nomik

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I'm too busy this thread to read the book!!! It's in my freaking hand!! What is wrong with me?? Rhetorical please don't answer.
 
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