By Stephen King
Doubleday, Hardcover, 9780385086950, 192pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 1990
An unpopular teenage girl whose mother is a religious fanatic is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates and uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying revenge.
Praise for Stephen King and Carrie
"A master storyteller." --The Los Angeles Times
"Guaranteed to chill you." --The New York Times
"Gory and horrifying.... You can't put it down." --Chicago Tribune
“[The] most wonderfully gruesome man on the planet.” —USA Today
“Eerie and haunting—sheer terror!” —Publishers Weekly
“Shivering, shuddery, macabre evil!” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“Stephen King has built a literary genre of putting ordinary people in the most terrifying situations. . . . he’s the author who can always make the improbable so scary you'll feel compelled to check the locks on the front door.” —The Boston Globe
“Peerless imagination.” —The Observer (London)