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Firestarter - Stephen King

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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.

About The Author

Stephen King has written some forty books and novellas, including CARRIE, THE STAND and RITA HAYWORTH AND SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (from the collection DIFFERENT SEASONS), BAG OF BONES, ON WRITING and most recently CELL, LISEY'S STORY and DUMA KEY. He wrote several novels under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman, including BLAZE (June 2007). He won America's prestigious National Book Award and was voted Grand Master in the 2007 Edgar Allen Poe awards. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA.

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      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

      Stephen King

      Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. He made his first professional short story sale in 1967 to Startling Mystery Stories. In the fall of 1973, he began teaching high school English classes at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine. Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels. In the spring of 1973, Doubleday & Co., accepted the novel Carrie for publication, providing him the means to leave teaching and write full-time. He has since published over 50 books and has become one of the world's most successful writers.

      Stephen lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. They are regular contributors to a number of charities including many libraries and have been honored locally for their philanthropic activities.

      Visit Stephen King's Booktopia Author Page


      ISBN: 9781444708103
      ISBN-10: 1444708104
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 576
      Published: 8th November 2011
      Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
      Country of Publication: GB
      Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0  x 3.6
      Weight (kg): 0.39
      Edition Number: 1