Rambling, old, unsmart and comfortable.
A place where the family could settle; the children grow and play and explore. The rolling hills and meadows of Maine seemed a world away from the fume-choked dangers of Chicago.
Only the occasional big truck out on the two-lane highway, grinding up through the gears, hammering down the long gradients, growled out an intrusive threat. But behind the house and far away from the road: that was safe.
Just a carefully cleared path up into the woods where generations of local children have processed with the solemn innocence of the young, taking with them their dear departed pets for burial. A sad place maybe, but safe.
Surely a safe place.
Not a place to seep into your dreams, to wake you, sweating with fear and foreboding.
KustantajaHodder & Stoughton
Ridiculously creepy, real feeling and frightening book.
Dr. Louis Creed moves to a large and romantic with his family from Chicago because of a new job, and brings his family: his wife Rachel, their two children Ellie and Gage, and Ellie’s cate Winston Churchill or Church for short. Louis befriends their neighbour and old man called Jud, who over the course of the book serves as a kind of father figure for Louis who never had one. A few weeks after the family has moves in, Jud shows them around. He brings the family on a walk in the woods behind their home. He shows them a pet cemetery misspelled that is misspelled “sematary” on the sign. It’s where the children bury their dead pets. But behind the pet cemetery, there’s a larger ancient burial ground used by the Mi’kmaq tribe. Let’s just say that the ancient burial ground has an evil power.
This ridiculously creepy, real feeling and frightening book is about, well death. Dealing with death and the trauma related to it. Pet Sematary is about losing loves ones and wanting them back desperately, although usually it’s best to let the dead stay dead and not mess with ancient powers.