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Firestarter

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With a stunning new cover look, King's classic thriller about a young girl with a terrifying gift.

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
  • 128 x 198 x 42mm | 380g
  • Hodder Paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 1444708104
  • 9781444708103
  • 7,573

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

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

STEPHEN KING is the author of more than seventy books, all worldwide bestsellers. His recent titles include The Institute, which was described by the Sunday Express as a 'masterpiece', The Outsider (voted winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for best Mystery and Thriller 2018), and If It Bleeds.

Many of his titles have been turned into celebrated films, TV series and streamed events including IT, 'a book which speaks to everybody' (Guardian), The Shawshank Redemption and Stand By Me.

King was the recipient of America's prestigious 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In 2007 he also won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife Tabitha King in Maine.
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Rating details

198,005 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 31% (61,693)
4 35% (69,666)
3 27% (52,662)
2 6% (11,206)
1 1% (2,778)
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