King, Stephen (Book - 1974 )
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NEWLY ADAPTED FOR THE BIG SCREEN, STARRING CHLOE GRACE MORETZ AND JULIANNE MOORE. COMING TO MOVIE THEATERS EVERYWHERE OCTOBER 2013. Stephen King's legendary debut novel about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates. Carrie White may have been unfashionable and unpopular, but she had a gift. Carrie could make things move by concentrating on them. A candle would fall. A door would lock. This was her power and her sin. Then, an act of kindness, as spontaneous as the vicious taunts of her classmates, offered Carrie a chance to be normal and go to her senior prom. But another act--of ferocious cruelty--turned her gift into a weapon of horror and destruction that her classmates would never forget.
Authors: King, Stephen, 1947-
Title: Carrie
Publisher: New York :, Anchor Books,, [2013]
Characteristics: 290 pages ;,18 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Movie tie-in edition.
Local Note: 2
ISBN: 9780345805874
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supposed to be a really good book but i cant read it since im oly 10:((((((((

Report This Nov 18, 2013
  • M_ALCOTT rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I have watched the 70's (the original) movie adaptation of " Carrie ". There have also been other movies based on the Stephen King novel. Just going on the movie versions I've watched, there are some aspects of the " Carrie " story that have been lost in the various movie adaptations. I still liked reading the book version though. I didn't find it scary at all.

Great Book, I'm reading it now * NOT FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN *

I have never sympathized with the villain so much ever before.

Report This Oct 19, 2013
  • jrichardson06 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I read this in high school.

Report This Oct 18, 2013
  • SpencerSpencer rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Brilliant and scary. Read this around Halloween. It's as much about horror and supernatural events as it is about bullying and retribution. In my opinion, Carrie is the victim here.

Report This Jul 12, 2013
  • awannam rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed Carrie very much. King is a very good writer and his style is very easy to read. The ultimate story here is how high school can damage people that are different and do not "fit in." His description of how the students act toward one another is right on and my guess is he was ostracized when he was in high school and still holds scars because of his experiences.

Report This Jul 11, 2013
  • Greskovichro rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Scary! One of kings best novels.

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  • wptlzkwjd rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

While it's a good book to read, I felt the reviews were misleading in that the story was not at all scary (unless maybe you are 12 or younger) and the language used didn't seem to fit the setting of the book. Hopefully the upcoming movie will be good :)

Report This Mar 21, 2013
  • pemberely rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Eerie and unforgettable. Plus,I agree totally with Cai Baby.

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