Little StarJohn Ajvide Lindqvist
The original novel was published in 2010.
A man finds a baby in the woods, left for dead. He brings the baby home, and he and his wife raise the girl in their basement. When a shocking and catastrophic incident occurs, the couple’s son Jerry whisks the girl away to Stockholm to start a new life. There, he enters her in a nationwide singing competition. Another young girl who’s never fit in sees the performance on TV, and a spark is struck that will ignite the most terrifying duo in modern fiction.
Little Star is an unforgettable portrait of adolescence, a modern-day Carrie for the age of internet bullies, offensive reality television, and overnight You Tube sensations. Chilling, unnerving, and petrifying, Little Star is Lindqvist’s most disturbing book to date.
John Ajvide Lindqvist (born 1968) is a Swedish novelist and author of short stories. His debut novel Låt den rätte komma in (Let the Right One In) is a romantic and social realistic vampire horror story. It was published in 2004 and it enjoyed great success in Sweden and abroad.
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