|Publisher:||Doubleday Publishing Group|
|1st printing:||October 17th, 1975|
|Page count:||439 pages|
Salem's Lot is an American novel of the horror genre with an emphasis on vampire fiction. It was written by Stephen King and first published in hardcover edition by Doubleday Publishing Group on October 17th, 1975.
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The inset cover art illustration for the 1st printing hardcover release was by Dave Christensen.
- This novel was nominated for the World Fantasy Award in 1976.
- The story was originally going to be called "Second Coming", but King's wife, Tabitha King, noted that it sounded like a "bad sex story", and so it was changed to Jerusalem's Lot, and then shortened to 'Salem's Lot.
- The town of Jerusalem's Lot plays a large role in season two of the Hulu television series Castle Rock.
- The town of Jerusalem's Lot is revisited in the short story "Jerusalem's Lot", published in the Night Shift collection, and in "One for the Road, also published in Night Shift.
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