Your cart

Close

Total AUD

Checkout

Imprint

  • Hodder Paperbacks
  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton

The Institute

Stephen King

8 Reviews

Rated 0

Thriller / suspense

There's only one way out . . . the hugely anticipated paperback edition of King's bestselling hardback which combines the childhood camaraderie of IT with the suspense of THE OUTSIDER.

'It does everything you'd expect of a masterpiece - and it is one' Sunday Express

'Hums and crackles with delicious unease'
Independent

'Captivating'
The Sunday Times

'An absorbing thriller' Mail on Sunday

NO ONE HAS EVER ESCAPED FROM THE INSTITUTE.

Luke Ellis, a super-smart twelve-year-old with an exceptional gift, is the latest in a long line of kids abducted and taken to a secret government facility, hidden deep in the forest in Maine.

Here, kids with special talents - telekinesis and telepathy - like Luke's new friends Kalisha, Nick and Iris, are subjected to a series of experiments.

There seems to be no hope of escape. Until Luke teams up with an even younger boy whose powers of telepathy are off the scale.

Meanwhile, far away in a small town in South Carolina, former cop Tim Jamieson, looking for the quiet life, has taken a job working for the local sheriff. He doesn't know he's about to take on the biggest case of his career . . .

THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY OUT.

'An epic tale of childhood betrayal and hope regained... an immersive tale full of suspense and thrills that will keep readers up late at night racing towards a heartbreaking yet glorious finale... a dazzling achievement' - Daily Express

Read More Read Less

Praise for The Institute

  • 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 - The Sunday Times

  • A testament to the power of resilience and friendship . . . It does everything you'd expect of a masterpiece - and it is one - Sunday Express

  • 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 - Independent

  • Stephen King has written the most readable and electrifying tale . . . a thrilling, chilling ride - Love Reading

  • [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. - Guardian

  • This hefty, provocative book will appeal particularly to King's long-standing fans. - Metro

Read More Read Less

Discover more

Left
loading...

The Outsider | Trailer

loading...

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King | Movie Trailer

loading...

IT Chapter 2 | Trailer

loading...

Pet Sematary | Movie Trailer 2

loading...

Pet Sematary | Movie Trailer

loading...

The Outsider Trailer | Stephen King

loading...

Sleeping Beauties Trailer | Stephen King & Owen King

loading...

The Dark Tower (2017) | Trailer 2

loading...

IT by Stephen King | Movie Trailer

loading...

Sleeping Beauties | Stephen King & Owen King

loading...

The Dark Tower

loading...

TRAILER: End of Watch by Stephen King

loading...

Revival by Stephen King

loading...

Meet Mr Mercedes

loading...

Wind through the Keyhole - Stephen King BOOK TRAILER

loading...

11.22.63 by Stephen King

loading...

Fair Extension - Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King | Future Shorts

loading...

1922 - Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King | Future Shorts

loading...

A Good Marriage - Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King | Future Shorts

loading...

Big Driver - Stephen King's 'Full Dark, No Stars' | Future Shorts

Right
Left
loading...

The Outsider | Trailer

loading...

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King | Movie Trailer

loading...

IT Chapter 2 | Trailer

loading...

Pet Sematary | Movie Trailer 2

loading...

Pet Sematary | Movie Trailer

loading...

The Outsider Trailer | Stephen King

loading...

Sleeping Beauties Trailer | Stephen King & Owen King

loading...

The Dark Tower (2017) | Trailer 2

loading...

IT by Stephen King | Movie Trailer

loading...

Sleeping Beauties | Stephen King & Owen King

loading...

The Dark Tower

loading...

TRAILER: End of Watch by Stephen King

loading...

Revival by Stephen King

loading...

Meet Mr Mercedes

loading...

Wind through the Keyhole - Stephen King BOOK TRAILER

loading...

11.22.63 by Stephen King

loading...

Fair Extension - Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King | Future Shorts

loading...

1922 - Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King | Future Shorts

loading...

A Good Marriage - Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King | Future Shorts

loading...

Big Driver - Stephen King's 'Full Dark, No Stars' | Future Shorts

Right

Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes the Bill Hodges trilogy End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award).

Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It.

King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

This website uses cookies. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.Close cookie policy overlay