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The Institute

(2019)
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Combining the suspense of The Outsider with the childhood camaraderie in It, The Institute is a powerful new novel from Stephen King which is destined to become the number one blockbuster of autumn 2019.

Deep in the woods of Maine, there is a dark state facility where kids, abducted from across the United States, are incarcerated. In the Institute they are subjected to a series of tests and procedures meant to combine their exceptional gifts - telepathy, telekinesis - for concentrated effect.

Luke Ellis is the latest recruit. He's just a regular 12-year-old, except he's not just smart, he's super-smart. And he has another gift which the Institute wants to use....

Far away in a small town in South Carolina, former cop Tim Jamieson has taken a job working for the local Sheriff. He's basically just walking the beat. But he's about to take on the biggest case of his career.

Back in the Institute's downtrodden playground and corridors where posters advertise 'just another day in paradise', Luke, his friend Kalisha and the other kids are in no doubt that they are prisoners, not guests. And there is no hope of escape.

But great events can turn on small hinges, and Luke is about to team up with a new, even younger recruit, Avery Dixon, whose ability to read minds is off the scale. While the Institute may want to harness their powers for covert ends, the combined intelligence of Luke and Avery is beyond anything that even those who run the experiments - even the infamous Mrs Sigsby - suspect.

Thrilling, suspenseful, heartbreaking, The Institute is a stunning novel of childhood betrayed and hope regained.

Genre: Horror

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October 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Institute (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-4328-7012-2 / 978-1-4328-7012-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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January 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Institute
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-5293-5539-7 / 978-1-5293-5539-0 (UK edition)
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September 2019 : Hardback
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Title: The Institute: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-982110-56-2 / 978-1-982110-56-7
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July 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Institute
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-5293-3166-8 / 978-1-5293-3166-0 (UK edition)
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July 2020 : Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Institute
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-982150-78-5 / 978-1-982150-78-5
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September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Institute
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ISBN: 1-5293-5540-0 / 978-1-5293-5540-6 (UK edition)
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September 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Institute: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-5082-7906-3 / 978-1-5082-7906-8 (USA edition)
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September 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Institute
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September 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Institute
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Institute
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Institute: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Institute: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Institute
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Institute: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Scribner
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