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Firestarter - Stephen King
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Innocence and beauty ignite with evil and terror as a young girl exhibits signs of a wild and horrifying force.
Innocence and beauty ignite with evil and terror as a young girl exhibits signs of a wild and horrifying force.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451167804 (0451167805)
ASIN: 451167805
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 404
Edition language: English
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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 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
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 ...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.5 An inversion of the supernatural horror
This book is a good example of why I like a lot of Stephen King's earlier books; while it deals with horror-like themes we are not dealing with hordes of zombies or vampires plotting to take over the world but rather with an extra-ordinary girl who is on the run from the government. Most of the horr...
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
5.0 Firestarter by Stephen King
Next up on my Stephen King quest is Firestarter, again it’s not a review as such but a collection of my thoughts on the book. So there most definitely will be spoilers. Firestarter was originally released in 1980 and was the Kings 6th release not including The Star Invaders. This story is a page t...
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