Cujo

Cujo

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by Stephen King
     
 

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The #1 bestseller—for King's rabid fans.

It happens innocently enough, but doesn’t it always. A big, friendly dog chases a rabbit into a hidden underground cave—and stirs a sleeping evil crueler than death itself.

A terrified four-year-old boy sees his bedroom closet door swing open untouched by human hands, and screams at the unholy

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The #1 bestseller—for King's rabid fans.

It happens innocently enough, but doesn’t it always. A big, friendly dog chases a rabbit into a hidden underground cave—and stirs a sleeping evil crueler than death itself.

A terrified four-year-old boy sees his bedroom closet door swing open untouched by human hands, and screams at the unholy red eyes gleaming in the darkness.

The little Maine town of Castle Rock is about to be invaded by the most hideous menace ever to savage the flesh and devour the mind.

 

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Just when your blood pressure is back to normal, Stephen King is at it again."
-Kansas City Star

“Hits the jugular.”—The New York Times

“Just when your blood pressure is back to normal, Stephen King is at it again.”—Kansas City Star

“He builds up the suspense, holds back the dynamite until you’re screaming for it, and then lets you have it.”—Minneapolis Tribune

“It grabs you and holds you and won’t let go…excruciating suspense…a genuine page-turner.”—Chattanooga Times

Minneapolis Tribune
He builds up the suspense, holds back the dynamite until you're screaming for it, and then lets you have it.
New York Times Book Review
Hits the jugular...
The New York Times
"Hits the jugular...King's most disturbing horror yet!"
Houston Chronicle
"Stephen King has created the ultimate horror!"
Denver Post
"A word of advice: read [Cujo] in your well-lighted home, behind locked doors, when you're snug in your own bed."
Cosmopolitan
"White knuckles all the way, Cujo is most devastatingly effective in its use of mundane domestic detail to form the very sinews of terror."
Newport News Daily Press
"A heart-pounding, gut-wrenching thriller that haunts your dreams."
Atlanta Journal
"It is nothing less than the state of the art in horror fiction."
Kansas City Star
"Just when your blood pressure is back to normal, Stephen King is at it again...with a nightmare his fans won't forget."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451161352
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1982
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
68,912
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
830L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Cujo

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    From the Publisher
    "Just when your blood pressure is back to normal, Stephen King is at it again."
    -Kansas City Star

    Meet the Author

    Stephen King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. He has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit,” and is the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

    Brief Biography

    Hometown:
    Bangor, Maine
    Date of Birth:
    September 21, 1947
    Place of Birth:
    Portland, Maine
    Education:
    B.S., University of Maine at Orono, 1970
    Website:
    http://www.stephenking.com

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