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Firestarter - Stephen King
Firestarter
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Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “terrifying…gripping” (Miami Herald) #1 New York Times bestseller—“his highest farenheit reading yet (Time)!"Get out. Get out quickly. She's never done anything like this before and I don't know if she can stop." Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson... show more
Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “terrifying…gripping” (Miami Herald) #1 New York Times bestseller—“his highest farenheit reading yet (Time)!"Get out. Get out quickly. She's never done anything like this before and I don't know if she can stop." Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson were once college students looking to make some extra cash, volunteering as test subjects for an experiment orchestrated by the clandestine government organization known as The Shop. But the outcome unlocked exceptional latent psychic talents for the two of them—manifesting in even more terrifying ways when they fell in love and had a child. Their daughter, Charlie, has been gifted with the most extraordinary and uncontrollable power ever seen—pyrokinesis, the ability to create fire with her mind. Now the merciless agents of The Shop are in hot pursuit to apprehend this unexpected genetic anomaly for their own diabolical ends by any means necessary...including violent actions that may well ignite the entire world around them as Charlie retaliates with a fury of her own....
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Format: Mass Market Paperback
ISBN: 9781501143793 (1501143794)
ASIN: 1501143794
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
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NiWa
NiWa rated it
4.0 Feuriges Mädchen
Charlie ist ein kleines Mädchen und kann allein durch ihre Gedanken Feuer entfachen. Einst versprach sie ihren Eltern, dass sie es niemals wieder machen wird. Doch was, wenn ihr Leben in Gefahr ist?Mit „Feuerkind“ hält man einen interessanten King-Roman in den den Händen, der sich mit geheimen Exper...
LeseBlick
LeseBlick rated it
4.0 Es wird heiß
Inhaltsangabe Das Mädchen Charlie kann allein mit Gedanken Feuersbrünste entfachen. Ihre Eltern verlangen, dass sie diese Macht niemals einsetzt. Aber gilt das auch, wenn das eigene Leben, das Leben der Familie bedroht wird? Meine Meinung Endlich habe ich mal wieder einen King gelesen. Die Gesch...
XOX
XOX rated it
4.5 The firestarter is a young girl named Charlie
Charlie is a firestarter. No secret there. Most people have seen the movie and kind of the know the story already. She is the daughter of Andy and Vicky. two persons who participated in a government sponsored experiment to trigger X-men ability in subjects. They both have powers, but weak powe...
IntoTheMacabre
IntoTheMacabre rated it
4.5 Firestarter - Stephen King
Andy and his daughter Charlene, Charlie for short, are on the run. A government agency known as The Shop are after them. Years ago, The Shop was responsible for administering a secret experiemental drug into the veins of Charlie's parents when they were broke and naive college kids. The drug, called...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 FIRESTARTER Review
Stephen King started the 1980s off with a bang with Firestarter, the tale of a pyrokinetic eight-year-old girl and her father on the run from a branch of the government, The Shop (King's fictitious version of the CIA, essentially), that wants to use them for their own malicious means. Their travels ...
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