Cujo

by Stephen King | Horror |
ISBN: 0451161351 Global Overview for this book
Registered by cratclif of Fullerton, California USA on 4/13/2005
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by cratclif from Fullerton, California USA on Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Editorial review from Amazon.com

Cujo is so well-paced and scary that people tend to read it quickly, so they mostly remember the scene of the mother and son trapped in the hot Pinto and threatened by the rabid Cujo, forgetting the multifaceted story in which that scene is embedded. This is definitely a novel that rewards re-reading. When you read it again, you can pay more attention to the theme of country folk vs. city folk; the parallel marriage conflicts of the Cambers vs. the Trentons; the poignancy of the amiable St. Bernard (yes, the breed choice is just right) infected by a brain-destroying virus that makes it into a monster; and the way the "daylight burial" of the failed ad campaign is reflected in the sunlit Pinto that becomes a coffin. And how significant it is that this horror tale is not supernatural: it's as real as junk food, a failing marriage, a broken-down car, or a fatal virus.
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I read this book quite a few years ago when I read mostly horror books. My son picked up this copy to read and enjoyed it as well. Not a story that he will re-read again so it is now available.

Journal Entry 2 by cratclif from Fullerton, California USA on Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Sending this RABCK to buggz to celebrate 500 registered books. Enjoy :)

Journal Entry 3 by buggz from Bowling Green, Kentucky USA on Friday, April 22, 2005
cratclif, congrats again and thx! I will enjoy this book. A nice RABCK. It might take me a while to read this book, I admit, I am a slow but dedicated reader.

buggz

RELEASE NOTES:

Thx for sharing. I took this book with me while I was on the road. It's still in really good condition. I enjoyed it. Passing it off to my spouse.

buggz

Journal Entry 5 by book-spy from Arlington, Alabama USA on Wednesday, June 07, 2006
This is a Signet Publication, so not as pictured. I did not read this copy. But it is a good book!

Thanks for sharing buggz. This was the perfect book for our long distance reading!

For all those before me, thanks!

turn the page,

book-spy

Again, King keeps one on the edge of their seats, nail biting, even though I knew what was going to happen.

turn the page . . .

book-spy

Reserved for the "Bookend Friends" Book Box!

Journal Entry 6 by mississippimom from Olive Branch, Mississippi USA on Thursday, October 04, 2007
Arrived at Olive Branch MS safe and sound in the Book End Friends Book Box!

Many thanks to book-spy for this fun book box!

Journal Entry 7 by Crankydragon from Southaven, Mississippi USA on Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Beware of scary dogs! :) I haven't read this one, but it's been sitting around for a while so it's ready to move on. I have to head out to a laundromat -- the heating element seems to be gone in our dryer -- so what better place to leave a few books?

Journal Entry 8 by Crankydragon at Eagle Coin-Op Laundry in Horn Lake, Mississippi USA on Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Released 11 yrs ago (9/23/2008 UTC) at Eagle Coin-Op Laundry in Horn Lake, Mississippi USA

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On the table by all the old magazines and kids books.

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