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The Outsider

by Stephen King

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

The Outsider Synopsis

A horrifying crime. Water-tight evidence points to a single suspect. Except he was seventy miles away, with an iron-clad alibi. Detective Anderson sets out to investigate the impossible: how can the suspect have been both at the scene of the crime and in another town?

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The Outsider Press Reviews

Mixing up genres and multiplying the surprises, The Outsider did keep me in suspense and I think that it is a really great King! - Club.StephenKing

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 - The Afterword.co.uk

The Outsider is a crime masterpiece - Belfast Telegraph

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 - Sunday Express

Compulsive entertainment - Mail on Sunday

King pulls back the layers of the everyday to show just how dangerous and threatening the ordinary world we live in case be - Independent

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' -- Karin Slaughter - The Washington Post

King's blend of supernatural crime makes for a taut, clever read that will keep you guessing until the end - The Sun

If you read only one thriller this summer, make it this one - Daily Mail

Nerve-shreddingly brilliant - Daily Express

A crime masterpiece that has you gripped throughout - Dublin Evening Echo

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 - Guardian

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781473676398
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781473676350
Publication date: 29/05/2018
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473676398
Publication date: 2nd May 2019
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense, Horror & ghost stories,

About Stephen King

Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. He made his first professional short story sale in 1967 to Startling Mystery Stories. In the fall of 1973, he began teaching high school English classes 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. In the spring of 1973, Doubleday & Co., accepted the novel Carrie for publication, providing him the means to leave teaching and write full-time. He has since published over 40 books ...

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