. I found the book to be one of the most desolate and despairing of King's books. When I read it, I wasn't married and didn't have kids. Now that am married and have 2 small children, I'm not sure that I'd be able to read it again.
Having said that, I think Pet Semetary is one of King's finest achievements. It's a book that has the courage of its convictions and not once does it try to sugar coat its message. It's almost 20 years since I last read it, but I can still remember the last line, and it still give me a chill: