If you read only one thriller this summer, make it this one
The Outsider gives King fans exactly what they want at the same time as cramming in new ideas, proving the least surprising thing of all: that his novels are as strong as they ever were
This is one of those books where you find yourself rationing the number of pages you read each night to eke it out. A very good read indeed
This chilling novel starts as a police procedural before morphing into the sort of supernatural thriller King is best known for . . . there is violence simmering below the surface of this tightly plotted yarn.
A crime masterpiece that has you gripped throughout
Mixing up genres and multiplying the surprises, The Outsider did keep me in suspense and I think that it is a really great King!
King pulls back the layers of the everyday to show just how dangerous and threatening the ordinary world we live in case be
So shout it from the rooftops: This new take on the old conundrum of how a man can be in two places at once is sensationally good
King's blend of supernatural crime makes for a taut, clever read that will keep you guessing until the end
The Outsider is a crime masterpiece
King is arguably as much an American icon as the '68 Fastback or a classic red and white Plymouth Fury. All of these glories are on full display in his latest mystery-horror hybrid...you're in for one hell of a ride'
This police procedural morphs into a gripping, chilling supernatural thriller