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Firestarter

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'You're a firestarter honey....just one big zippo lighter'

A year ago, he was an upstanding instructor of English at Harrison State College. Now Andy is on the run with his daughter. A pigtailed girl named Charlie. A girl with an unimaginably terrifying gift.

A gift which could be useful to corrupt authorities. Soon Charlie will be caught up in the menace of a fateful drug experiment and a sinister government ploy . . .

Let the reader beware: FIRESTARTER is Stephen King at his most mesmerising . . . and menacing.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 36mm | 384g
  • Hodder Paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 1444708104
  • 9781444708103
  • 10,763

Review Text

'You're a firestarter honey....just one big zippo lighter' A year ago, he was an upstanding instructor of English at Harrison State College. Now Andy is on the run with his daughter. A pigtailed girl named Charlie. A girl with an unimaginably terrifying gift. A gift which could be useful to corrupt authorities. Soon Charlie will be caught up in the menace of a fateful drug experiment and a sinister government ploy . . . Let the reader beware: FIRESTARTER is Stephen King at his most mesmerising . . . and menacing.
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Review quote

King's imagination is vast * Guardian * One of the few horror writers who can truly make the flesh creep * Sunday Express * Stephen King's finest novel yet...the most tightly plotted of King's chillers, it is also the most terrifying * Cosmopolitan *
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About Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the Bill Hodges trilogy End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award).

Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It.

King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
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Rating details

167,197 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 30% (50,336)
4 35% (58,474)
3 28% (46,653)
2 6% (9,823)
1 1% (1,911)
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