Pet Sematary

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (15.68 hours)
Product Number: Z100136236
Released: Mar 27, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781508226635
Narrator/s: Michael C. Hall
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Now a major motion picture! Stephen King's #1 New York Times bestseller is a "wild, powerful, disturbing" (The Washington Post Book World) classic about evil that exists far beyond the grave—among King's most iconic and frightening novels. When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to be true. Despite Ludlow's tranquility, an undercurrent of danger exists here. Those trucks on the road outside the Creed's beautiful old home travel by just a little too quickly, for one thingas is evidenced by the makeshift graveyard in the nearby woods where generations of children have buried their beloved pets. Then there are the warnings to Louis both real and from the depths of his nightmares that he should not venture beyond the borders of this little graveyard where another burial ground lures with seductive promises and ungodly temptations. A blood-chilling truth is hidden there—one more terrifying than death itself, and hideously more powerful. As Louis is about to discover for himself sometimes, dead is better

Author(s): Stephen King
Awards:2019-Best Male Narrator-Finalist-Audies
Original Publish Date: Mar 27, 2018

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Author(s): Stephen King
Narrator(s): Michael C. Hall
Genre: Horror
Product Number DD38173
Released: Mar 27, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781508226628
Author(s): Stephen King
Product Number EB00562158
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781476794341

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"Stephen King's haunting 1983 novel finally has an unabridged audiobook version. The narrator is Michael C. Hall ("Dexter"), who can now add an Earphones Award to his resume. Though the horror elements are always looming, Hall warmly portrays the all-too-human Creed family, full of love for each other but also flawed, damaged, and uncertain. He molds Louis Creed into an imperfect but sympathetic protagonist and effectively changes pitch to give Louis's wife, Rachel, and their two kids believable voices. For added texture, Hall manages a solid Maine accent as the Creeds' kindly old neighbors. Hall's narration captures the surprising humanity found on the page, but his voice becomes appropriately grim as the story barrels toward the inevitable darkness. A.T.N. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"

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