- 561 pages
- The Institute
- Stephen King
- 20 March 2018 Stephen King
From 1 New York Times Bestselling Author Stephen King, The Most Riveting And Unforgettable Story Of Kids Confronting Evil Since It Publishing Just As The Second Part Of It, The Movie, Lands In Theaters.In The Middle Of The Night, In A House On A Quiet Street In Suburban Minneapolis, Intruders Silently Murder Luke Ellis S Parents And Load Him Into A Black SUV The Operation Takes Less Than Two Minutes Luke Will Wake Up At The Institute, In A Room That Looks Just Like His Own, Except There S No Window And Outside His Door Are Other Doors, Behind Which Are Other Kids With Special Talents Telekinesis And Telepathy Who Got To This Place The Same Way Luke Did Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, And Ten Year Old Avery Dixon They Are All In Front Half Others, Luke Learns, Graduated To Back Half, Like The Roach Motel, Kalisha Says You Check In, But You Don T Check Out In This Most Sinister Of Institutions, The Director, Mrs Sigsby, And Her Staff Are Ruthlessly Dedicated To Extracting From These Children The Force Of Their Extranormal Gifts There Are No Scruples Here If You Go Along, You Get Tokens For The Vending Machines If You Don T, Punishment Is Brutal As Each New Victim Disappears To Back Half, Luke Becomes And Desperate To Get Out And Get Help But No One Has Ever Escaped From The Institute.As Psychically Terrifying As Firestarter, And With The Spectacular Kid Power Of It, The Institute Is Stephen King S Gut Wrenchingly Dramatic Story Of Good Vs Evil In A World Where The Good Guys Don T Always Win.
Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologies.In the fall of 1971, Stephen began teaching English at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels.