Some stories of adventure in old Salem"s commerce by Frederic Augustus Gannon

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Statement[by] Fred A. Gannon.
LC ClassificationsHF3163.S33 G35
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Pagination19 p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5112555M
LC Control Number74185170

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Stephen King connoisseur James Smythe is revisiting the horror master's oeuvre in chronological order. This week, he locks fangs with a slow-burning tale of vampires in small-town America.

'Salem's Lot is a horror novel by American author Stephen was his second published novel. The story involves a writer named Ben Mears who returns to the town of Jerusalem's Lot (or 'Salem's Lot for short) in Maine, where he had lived from the age of five through nine, only to discover that the residents are becoming town is revisited in the short stories "Jerusalem's Author: Stephen King.

I'm trying to use it as a teaching experience but it has soured some of my remembrances, and it makes me wonder how terrible some of the other stories I read in the 70's and 80's were. (I'm not reading a year-old Heinlein, so don't worry about that.).

It is pretty damn scary, and contains some very vivid descriptions of brutal violence. I don't remember specifically, but I think there is some sexual content, and almost all of King's work contains strong language. So, I can't tell you if it's appropriate for your 11 year-old, but hopefully the info here can help you judge for yourself.

One of them is the very attractive Illustrated Edition that Doubleday put out in This includes the novel, the two short stories (One For the Road & Jerusalem’s Lot), thirty pages of deleted scenes, and several rather eerie photographs by Jerry Uelsmann. The book is heavy, weighing almost as much as Under the Dome.

Ben Mears (whom King pictured as Ben Gazzara), comes to the small town of ‘Salem’s Lot (population ) to write a book about the evil old Marsten House that. Love Stephen King and happy to get 2nd hand / old editions - especially if some money goes to charity.

BUT I would never in a million years describe this as good condition. I would be embarrassed to lend to a friend a book in this condition, let alone sell it to a stranger/5(82). Stephen King's second novel, the classic vampire bestseller 'SALEM'S LOT, tells the story of evil in small-town the first time in a major trade edition, this terrifying novel is accompanied by previously unpublished material from King's archive, two short stories, and eerie photographs that bring King's fictional darkness and evil to vivid life.

Stephen King's second novel, the vampire bestseller 'Salem's Lot, tells the story of evil in small-town America. For the first time in a major trade edition, this terrifying novel is accompanied by previously unpublished material from King's archive, two short stories, and eerie photographs that bring King's fictional darkness and evil to vivid life/5.

stars I feel like there has been a lot of debate over Stephen King's last few books about what genre he might be considered Some stories of adventure in old Salems commerce book. Mystery, sci-fi, fantasy, general fiction, etc. etc. etc. - you just don't hear Stephen King = horror all that much anymore.

Well, if you want to get back to the roots, Salem's Lot is pure, raw, old school Stephen King horror at its finest!4/5. 'Salem's Lot Summary. Ben Mears returns to the town of Jerusalem's Lot in Maine, where he spent four years as a child twenty-five years earlier.

He's working on a book about the creepy Marston House. (He is the hero because he's a writer from Maine, and writers from Maine are cool. Just ask a writer from Maine like Stephen King.). Ina vampire comes to the small town of Jerusalem's Lot, Maine. He converts some of the people to vampires, and they transform others into vampires, until almost the whole town is undead.

Two people eventually kill the head vampire and flee, leaving a town full of vampires behind. Ben Mears, a. 'Salem's Lot Formats: Hardcover / Paperback / Trade / Limited Edition / Audio / Kindle First Edition Release Date:October, Synopsis: Author Ben Mears returns to ‘Salem's Lot to write a book about a house that has haunted him since childhood only to find his isolated hometown infested with vampires.

Salems Child Mass Market Paperback – February 1, by Robert W. Walker (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings/5(2). A super-exorcism that leaves the taste of somebody else's blood in your mouth and what a bad taste it is.

King presents us with the riddle of a small Maine town that has been deserted overnight. Where did all the down-Easters go. Matter of fact, they're still there but they only get up at sundown for a warm drinkBen Mears, a novelist, returns to Salem's Lot (pop. ), the. 'Salem's Lot refers, most directly, to the setting of the novel—the town of Jerusalem's Lot in Maine (King's home state).That setting is, in a lot of ways, the protagonist: the book's about Jerusalem's Lot, first alive, then undead.

So you could say that the novel's title is another way of saying either "small town" or "vampires"—or both (see "In a Nutshell"). Salem's Lot by Stephen King. K likes. 'Salem's Lot () is a novel by Stephen King.

Though only a second novel, it is horror at its best in the hands of the genre's most capable ers: K. Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers.

Among his most recent are 11/22/63; Full Dark, No Stars; Under the Dome; Just After Sunset; Duma Key; Lisey's Story; Cell; and the latest novel in the Dark Tower saga: The Wind Through the Keyhole.

His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, is also a was the recipient of the National Book /5(K). Salem is one of Massachusetts’ best destinations for families, couples, domestic and international travelers who are seeking an authentic New England experience, cultural enrichment, American history, fine dining, unique shopping, and fun.

There's something strange happening in the old Marsten House, there's always been something strange happening in the Marsten House, and Ben decides to write a book about it.

Into town arrives the shadowy and downright eerie Richard Straker a man with an inhuman amount of physical strength and animal cunning/5(K).

Limited Edition: InCentipede Press released a deluxe limited signed edition of Salem’s Lot with black and white photographs, the two short stories "Jerusalem’s Lot" and "One for the Road", and over fifty pages of deleted scenes.

This book was limited to copies signed by. Lived in 'Salem's Lot. Was a mechanic in Sears Store at Gates Falls. Evans, Mrs. Wife of David. Felson, Dave: In charge of bus motor pool and friends with Charlie Rhodes: Flip, Mr. The Boogeyman of Father Callahan, as a child: Foreman, Carl 'Salem's Lot undertaker: Forester, Debbie: Her dress caught on fire at the year celebration of.

Stephen King uses roughly the first half of the book to establish some kind of every-day-life-routine for Salem's Lot and its people. He introduces a lot of characters (and by "a lot" I mean about a metric ton); not only the main ones but also supporting characters which don't always play a larger part, but still pop up now and then, and just /5(2K).

This Study Guide consists of approximately 59 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Salem's Lot. Throughout the book, the theme of belief comes into play.

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Book Status. Reading. Finished. While some haunting stories are generations old, those of the Blum House are relatively new. John Christian Blum was a printer and an agent for the Cape Fear Bank in the early s. King’s second published novel and first best seller was ’Salem’s is a variation on the famous vampire novel of Bram Stoker, Dracula (), but is set in the modern world and, like.

In this TV adaptation of the Stephen King novel, a journalist with traumatic memories of his haunted childhood returns to find his hometown being infiltrated by vampires. As a boy in Jerusalem's 50%. Ben Mears has returned&#;to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an&#;old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will&#;help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book.

But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one&#;comes out alive,&#;Mears begins to realize that there may be something&#;sinister at work and that his. Salem's Lot describes the destruction of a small New England town by Barlow, Vampire King.

Barlow's only opponents are Ben Mears, a local writer, Mark Petrie, a teenage boy, and four of their friends. Led by Ben, these six people gradually become aware that the townspeople are being turned into the undead.

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Browse an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you. and some will later be known and some will never be known.

The town."Describes the people and events involved in the Salem witch trials. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspectives of an accused witch, the family member of an accused witch, and an accuser"--Provided by publisher.

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