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Firestarter

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2 years, 1 month ago at Apr 27 12:52
We don´t need no water, let the pyrokinesis burn, burn one hotter with obsessive compulsive forced washing mysophobia, burn.

The, at the time of publishing still hot, cold war spy conspiracy secret agency setting with the human free drugs experimentation background, makes it a suspenseful read, especially as it escalates towards more complexity than in other of King´s works, especia... read more
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Manufacturer: Signet
Release date: 1 August 1981
ISBN-10 : 0451167805 | ISBN-13: 9780451167804
Tags: Horror (4), Fiction (3), Magic (2), Novel (2), 1980s (2), Superpowers (2), Novels (2), Stephen King (2), 1980 (2), North America (2), Pyrokinesis (2), 1970-1999 (2)
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Kyle Ellis posted a review 2 years, 1 month ago

“We don´t need no water, let the pyrokinesis burn, burn one hotter with obsessive compulsive forced washing mysophobia, burn.

The, at the time of publishing still hot, cold war spy conspiracy secret agency setting with the human free drugs experimentation background, makes it a suspenseful read, especially as it escalates towards more complexity than in other of King´s works, especially including a kind of meta level, not focusing on the local dread and terror or cosmic horror, but on the consequences superpowers could lead to in real life.

This makes it kind of untypical, one doesn´t fear the protagonists or a mysterious, paranormal activity, but the consequences of the decisions of the puppetmasters in the background, making it a psychological thriller that uses the” read more

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