Carrie (novel)

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AuthorStephen King
CountryUnited States
GenreHorror novel
Epistolary novel
Publication date
April 5, 1974
Media typePrint (Hardcover)

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 2002, a remake was made for television. In October 2013, another remake was released. It stars Chloë Grace Moretz as White.