A terrific book - a flat out pedal to the metal thriller. One of Stephen King's best
Once pigeon-holed as a 'horror-meister', King has become a formidably versatile author, enabling him to pull off a captivating, hybrid novel that shape-shifts through several genres
A testament to the power of resilience and friendship . . . It does everything you'd expect of a masterpiece - and it is one
THE INSTITUTE will delight King's devoted readers and create a whole new generation of lifelong fans. The Master of Storytelling at his very best - which means better than anyone else
Hums and crackles with delicious unease...King is supreme at crafting the building blocks of a story and laying them together in a slick, teasing and apparently simple way
Stephen King has written the most readable and electrifying tale . . . a thrilling, chilling ride
[King] has been a constant literary companion . . . I still look forward as much as I ever did to each new novel or short story collection. The Institute is another winner . . . It's familiar King territory and all the better for it.
This hefty, provocative book will appeal particularly to King's long-standing fans.
King knows what he is doing, and has done for a longtime. His pacing, ear for dialogue and pure storytelling ability are all on display in The Institute