Book Cujo by Stephen King is a 1981 horror novel by the master of the style, Stephen King. It’s the story of a rabid dog. The book was the winner of the British Fantasy Award in 1982 and was made into a movie in 1983. The story takes place in the fictional town of Castle Rock Maine and revolves around two families. The story is centered on Cujo a large St. Bernard who gets bit by a rabid bat. To tell more would be to give away the story. A must read for all King fans. Forget the movie and read the book