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'Salem's Lot
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Jim C
Oct 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Actual rating is 4.5 stars.

This is one of Stephen King's earliest novels. In this one, an author returns home to a small town in Maine as he is trying to face his demons. Little does he know that he is going to face actual demons as a vampire (not the sparkly type) sets roots in this town at the same time.

I was urged to read this book by a Goodreads friend (Gianfranco) as he said this is a terrific book and he was surprised that I never read it. He was right and thank you Gianfranco for
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Atl
Mar 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Salem's Lot is a classic vampire story. Its King's second novel. This was my first time listening to it. One of the things that struck the most was how cruel the vampire was. He really looked down on his human prey. I don't know enough the genre to know if that is how vampires generally are, but I was surprised by the malice he had towards those he fed upon. This novel also shed some light upon the term "emotional vampire" that is used to describe narcissists and other toxic people. The vampire ...more
Aaronlisa
Feb 29, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I vaguely recall reading this one when I was in high school and it is my second planned read in my year of Stephen King.

This one scared me and it's definitely a must read for any vampire fan.
Kix
Feb 06, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Dani
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Samantha ( AngelSavior08 )
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Oct 12, 2018 marked it as to-read
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