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Little Star - SIGNED, NUMBERED (100/100) & PUBLICATION DATED

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Little Star - SIGNED, NUMBERED (100/100) & PUBLICATION DATED

Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist

Price: £29.99

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Published by: Quercus

Date Available: 03 October 2011

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One autumn day in 1992, former pop singer Lennart Cederstrom finds something unexpected in the forest: a baby girl in a plastic bag, partially buried. He gives her the kiss of life, and her first cry astounds him; it is a clear, pure musical note. He takes her to his wife and persuades her that they should keep this remarkable child. But the baby becomes a strange girl, made more unusual by their decision to hide her in their basement to keep her from the prying eyes of government departments. When she reaches puberty, a terrifying scene sees her kill both her parents. When her scheming adopted brother returns to find her over their bodies, he seizes the opportunity and enters her into an X Factor-style talent competition. She quickly becomes famous. In spite of this, she remains very lonely, until she befriends another damaged girl on the internet. They form a powerful bond and soon create a growing gang of other disgruntled girls and, calling themselves the Wolves, they set out to take revenge for all they've ever suffered.
 

About the Author

John Ajvide Lindqvist is a Swedish author, born 1968, grew up in Blackeberg, a suburb to Stockholm. He started out as a conjurer and came in second in the Nordic card trick championship, then he was a stand-up comedian for twelve years. Three of his other novels, Let the Right One In, Handling the Undead and Harbour have been translated into English and published by Quercus.
Marlaine Delargy works as a translator and adult learning support tutor. She has translated novels by Asa Larsson and Johan Theorin, among others, and serves on the editorial board of the Swedish Book Review. She lives in Shropshire, England.

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Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 978-0857385109

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