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Shutter Island -- Uncorrected Proof Copy

Lehane, Dennis

ISBN 10: 0688163173 / ISBN 13: 9780688163174
Edité par Morrow, 2003
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First Edition. An Uncorrected Proof Copy of the seventh novel by the author of A DRINK BEFORE THE WAR and MYSTIC RIVER. Basis for the film. Fine in pictorial wraps (bound over with glossy black wraps) as issued. Signed by Lehane on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 72572

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Titre : Shutter Island -- Uncorrected Proof Copy

Éditeur : Morrow

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Soft Cover

Etat du livre : Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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The basis for the blockbuster motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island by New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane is a gripping and atmospheric psychological thriller where nothing is quite what it seems. The New York Times calls Shutter Island, “Startlingly original.” The Washington Post raves, “Brilliantly conceived and executed.” A masterwork of suspense and surprise from the author of Mystic River and Gone, Baby, Gone, Shutter Island carries the reader into a nightmare world of madness, mind control, and CIA Cold War paranoia and is unlike anything you’ve ever read before.

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Summer, 1954.

U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Along with his partner, Chuck Aule, he sets out to find an escaped patient, a murderess named Rachel Solando, as a hurricane bears down upon them.

But nothing at Ashecliffe Hospital is what it seems.

And neither is Teddy Daniels.

Is he there to find a missing patient? Or has he been sent to look into rumors of Ashecliffe’s radical approach to psychiatry? An approach that may include drug experimentation, hideous surgical trials, and lethal countermoves in the shadow war against Soviet brainwashing. . . .

Or is there another, more personal reason why he has come there?

As the investigation deepens, the questions only mount:

How has a barefoot woman escaped the island from a locked room?

Who is leaving clues in the form of cryptic codes?

Why is there no record of a patient committed there just one year before?

What really goes on in Ward C?

Why is an empty lighthouse surrounded by an electrified fence and armed guards?

The closer Teddy and Chuck get to the truth, the more elusive it becomes, and the more they begin to believe that they may never leave Shutter Island.Because someone is trying to drive them insane. . . .

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