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Depressingly good

Discussion in 'Pet Sematary' started by BruceWayne, Nov 28, 2017.

  1. BruceWayne

    BruceWayne Member

    I just finished reading this book and it was soooo good but also very raw and disturbing and depressing. I feel like it’s going to be one of those books that lingers around in my head for a while, before I can move on.

    Anyone else get that feeling after putting it down?
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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....yep....the pall that story casts on your heart, pretty much moves in and sets up shop.....
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  3. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time

    A man's heart is stonier, Bruce. Better fire up the Bat Computer.......
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  4. Doc Creed

    Doc Creed Well-Known Member

    Ayuh. You summed it up, you did. Welcome, Bruce. 'Names Creed, come up on the porch and sit a while.

    This is my favorite King book.
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  5. mal

    mal Well-Known Member

    Yes. I think it was one of his most disturbing books.
  6. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Welcome to SKMB BruceWayne
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  7. Doc Creed

    Doc Creed Well-Known Member

    Doc and family move from Chicago to Maine country house. Son is nearly killed in the road in the first ten minutes of arrival, saved (ironically) by kind old neighbor across the rud. Old Man Jud tells Doc about pet sematary on first day! Doc's first day on job is highlighted by speaking corpse. Doc and family visit pet sematary. Cat is killed in road. Jud has a plan. Cat comes back. Corpse warns Doc "in his sleep" about sour ground. Don't cross barrier. Son is killed by truck. Doc hatches plan, digs up son, crosses barrier. Son comes back and kills Jud and Mommy. Doc tries again, Plays solitaire...church bells, footsteps, "darling".
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