Carrie (novel)

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Carrie  
Stephen King, Comicon.jpg
Author Stephen King
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Horror novel
Epistolary novel
Publisher Doubleday
Release date April 5, 1974
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 199
ISBN 0-385-08695-4

Carrie is a novel by Stephen King. It was published in 1974. It was King's first published novel, although the fourth he had actually written.

In the book, Carrie White is a shy 17 year old girl with psychic powers. When she gets angry, Carrie uses these telekinetic powers to get back at all of the classmates who have bullied her.

Carrie was made into a movie in 1976, starring Sissy Spacek. In October 2013, a remake was released. It stars Chloë Grace Moretz as White.