Carrie by Stephen King

By Stephen King

An unpopular teenage woman whose mom is a non secular enthusiast is tormented and teased to the verge of collapse by way of her extra well known schoolmates and makes use of her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying revenge.

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I . . you . ” The gym teacher's face contorted into a pucker of disgust, and she suddenly hurled Carrie, stumbling, to her feet. ” Carrie stood swaying between the showers and the wall with its dime sanitary-napkin dispenser, slumped over, breasts pointing at the floor, her arms dangling limply. She looked like an ape. Her eyes were shiny and blank. “Now,” Miss Desjardin said with hissing, deadly emphasis, “you take one of those napkins out . . no, never mind the coin slot, it's broken anyway .

She shook her head. He noticed with distaste that a large bubble of green mucus had formed at one nostril. Morton looked over her head and at Miss Desjardin. “I'm sure she'll be all right,” she said. “Carrie only has to go over to Carlin Street. ” Morton gave the girl the yellow slip. “You can go now, Cassie,” he said magnanimously. ” she screamed suddenly. Morton recoiled, and Miss Desjardin jumped as if struck from behind. The heavy ceramic ashtray on Morton's desk (it was Rodin's Thinker with his head turned into a receptacle for cigarette butts) suddenly toppled to the rug, as if to take cover from the force of her scream.

Her face went just as red as the side of a fire truck and she curled her hands into fists and whooped at the sky. She was shaking all over. I thought she was having a stroke. Her face was all scrunched up, and it was a gargoyle's face. “I thought Carrie was going to faint—or die on the spot. She sucked in all her breath and that little face went a cottage-cheesy color. ’ “I jumped up and yelled back: ‘Don't you yell at her that way! ’ Something stupid like that. I don't remember. Carrie started to go back and then she stopped and then she started again, and just before she crossed over from our lawn to theirs she looked back at me and there was a look .

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