‘Salem’s Lot is King’s second novel, published just after Carrie. The popular novel, which is considered to be among King’s best, prominently features a vast number of characters who live in the town ‘Salem’s Lot. In fact, he spends almost 3/4 the novel head jumping between various townsfolk.
Ben Mears – arguably the main single character of the novel – only takes up 20% of the novel, while his fellow Vampire hunters, Susan, Matt and Mark, collectively occupy 15%.
|The Lot (I)||14,389||9%|
|The Lot (II)||10,615||7%|
|The Lot (III)||12,822||8%|
|The Lot (IV)||38,403||25%|