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- By: Stephen King
- Narrated by: Santino Fontana
- Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
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....
Great things Turn on Small Hinges
- By Simon on 13-09-19
I was gripped, horrified and moved in equal measure. As Stephen King masterfully wove the fantastical with the mundane you find yourself believing in the possibility of his tale. I laughed, I cried, I cheered on Luke, Avery and their friends all the way to the end. I can’t recommend the story enough. I’ve read many of Kings novels and short stories and reread many of them too. I’m not sure if I will reread this one as it was emotionally all consuming but that in itself makes this particular story stand out as one of his all time greats.
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