It’s probably wrong to believe there can be any limit to the horror which the human mind can experience. On the contrary, it seems that some exponential effect begins to obtain as deeper and deeper darkness falls—as little as one may like to admit it, human experience tends, in a good many ways, to support the idea that when the nightmare grows black enough, horror spawns horror, one coincidental evil begets other, often more deliberate evils, until finally blackness seems to cover everything....more
Louis Creed and his family have recently moved to the town of Ludlow, Maine. Behind their house there is a path that leads to a 'Pet Sematary', where the children of surrounding areas have buried their beloved pets in years gone by. Deeper in the woods there lies an ancient Indian burial ground, that Louis discovers has some sinister properties when their family cat dies...
It's no secret that Pet Sematary is my f ...more
So, I'm going to link the video so all of you can have it running through your head as well! Kickin' it old school =)
Pet Sematary - The Ramones
Okay, let me just go ahead and say there will be **SPOILERS** for those that haven't read the book or seen the movie.
I have seen the movie about 6 million 5 hundred and 8 times. And I love it! THIS is the first time I have read the book, and as there are ...more
KING calls Pet Sematary his scariest book, and I can understand why. It is super creepy and super "shocking" where he takes the reader, and his interesting prologue explaining how he came to write this unsettling tale brings a bit of truth to the story.
While truly a horror of a read, it is excellent in respect to its genre, but just awful too if that makes any sense. PS is not particularly gory, but definitely sad, sick, dark, and disgusting with more t...more
This book is scariest and creepiest book I've ever read, and I'm sure it'll stay number 1 for a long time. It made me think about stuff I don't want, or refuse, to think a ...more
When I first read Pet Sematary (I couldn't have been older than 13) I knew right away that it was more than a typical scary story. For one, it made me feel decades older. Wiser. More entuned ...more
I’m so glad I finally read Pet Sematary! What a creepy book. The unease and anxiety just keeps building in this book and it's brutal!
I’ll have to be honest here.
(view spoiler)[I almost couldn’t get through this book because of the grief Stephen King puts the readers through. It overwhelmed me since it felt similar to what I went through in regards to the deaths of my father and brother. (hide spoiler)]
That’s some damn fine writing since it affected me so bad!
But I pressed on an ...more
NEVER PLAY WITH THE BEYOND
I was familiarized with the story since I have watched several times the 1998's film adaptation, but I hadn't properly read the original novel and since it's already announced a new film adaptation for April next year (2019), I thought that it was about time to read the book.
Certainly it's one of the scariest books by Stephen King, in my humble opinion, not only due the main topic but mainly due the characters involved and their interactions.
Pet Sematary is my fourth ...more
This is the book that really convinced me that hardcore horror novels are not for me. At all.
I can't remember if I was already the mother of a toddler when I read this. Those final scenes from the book have seeped into my psyche. Like the last hundred or so pages of Outlander, these are images that are permanently part of my brain, that I really wish I'd never put there.
The two stars are in recognition ...more
When I was ten years old, my mother and her best friend Andrita took a trip to the local drive-in to catch a showing of Pet Sematary. My father was out with his own buddies, so guess who got to tag along? Yup, me. My mother told me to go to sleep in the back seat, and then p ...more
Pet Sematary is undoubtedly one of Stephen King’s finest works. I tend to be speechless when it comes to writing a review for his books, so forgive me if I write less than necessary, because, nothing that can be said will ever be really enough to praise this book.
The story takes you very slowly through the life happenings of Louis Creed ...more
While reading, I was constantly guessing how the whole thing was supposed to end, because I really couldn't come up with a possible and fitting solution. But of course, Stephen King knew what to do! He left so much room for an individual interpretation, which is why this is one of my favorite endings to a book ever.
I talk about how much I love King's writing style in every single of my reviews of one of his books ...more
While a third into this Stephen King book, it dawned on me why King had such a strong fan base around the world in the 80s, and was the hottest name in popular fiction. It came to me that reading such a well-written horror book was legitimately one of the most primal, adult things I could do. That's because this type of book can have its own brand of hangover. Luckily, I've not yet dreamed of Zelda, the most terrifying monster in this book.
King had a handle on the human mind. He could then - ...more
Louis Creeds moves into a beautiful old house in Maine with his wife, daughter, son, and cat. It was all normal and perfect at first, but the nearby woods became apparent and so was the Pet Sematary.
When people regard King as the master of horror, I used to raise an eyebrow. I've read a few o ...more
What is there not to like about Stephen King’s books?
Writing a book is difficult, I know. But writing a book that contains humor, horror, despair, tragedy and above all excellent writing; a book that scares you and gives you nightmares (makes you go check under the beds because you hear a suspicious sound and you are alone, or check if the doorknob is turning every few seconds while there is shampoo in your eye ...more
So... I had in my mind a certain expectation of this book. I knew it was about animals coming back to life. I knew it was about a pet ceme ...more
Inače nisam fan horora ali barem jednom godišnje dopustim sebi da se malo isprepadam. Prošle godine negdje u ovo doba sam čitala "It" koje me se nije posebno dojmilo, ovaj put izbor je pao na groblje kućnih ljubimaca. Jesam li se isprepadala? Bome jesam. Ali više od samih gnjusnih ...more
Stephen King je istakao da „Groblje kućnih ljubimaca“ smatra svojom najstrašnijom knjigom, i da je nakon završetka pisanja rukopis stavio u fioku, misleći da je konačno otišao suviše daleko. I sam je toliko bio užasnut onim što je napisao...e pa Stevo kako i ne bi bio užasnut!!
Knjiga koju još uvek držim pred sobom dok pišem ovaj prikaz je verovatno jedna od najgroznijih, najgnusnijih, najuznemiravajućih, najmučnijih knjiga koje sam u životu pročitala. Dotakla je u meni sva ona mračna mesta koja ...more
In my reading of this, as a new father myself, I find the entire concept of the Pet Sematary itself really sort of secondary to the main plot of parents, doing everything in their power, to protect their children from all the dangers in ...more
|For Love of a Book: Pet Sematary - Buddy Read November||6||8||Nov 03, 2018 12:57AM|
|Constant(ly) Read...: Pet Sematary || Part Three: 58-End||10||32||Oct 30, 2018 03:01PM|
|Constant(ly) Read...: Pet Sematary || Part Two: 36-40||5||22||Oct 29, 2018 03:44PM|
|The Challenge Fac...: Najma & Nikki - Pet Sematary||9||8||Oct 20, 2018 03:39PM|
|50 books to read ...: Pet Sematary||4||20||Oct 18, 2018 09:22AM|
|Constant(ly) Read...: Pet Sematary || Part One: 28-Part Two||6||31||Oct 17, 2018 02:36PM|
|Stephen King 2018...: September is here! Wow times is flying. Our next pick.||11||21||Oct 13, 2018 06:27PM|