Shutter Island

Author:   Dennis Lehane
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers Inc
ISBN:  

9780061703256


Pages:   325
Publication Date:   25 August 2009
Format:   Paperback
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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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Author:   Dennis Lehane
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Imprint:   HarperCollins Publishers
Dimensions:   Width: 10.70cm , Height: 2.80cm , Length: 17.30cm
Weight:   0.186kg
ISBN:  

9780061703256


ISBN 10:   0061703257
Pages:   325
Publication Date:   25 August 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unknown
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained

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The ride this novel provides is as good as entertainment gets. --Miami Herald


Startlingly original.instantly cinematic. unfolds with increasing urgency until it delivers a visceral shock in its final moments. -- New York Times There is no mystery.about how good this book is; like Mystic River, it's a tour de force. -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) A lollapalooza of a corkscrew thriller.sure to be the most talked-about thriller of the year. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Nightmarish.it's not a book to start before bedtime. Even if you finish before dawn, Shutter Island will trouble your sleep. -- Orlando Sentinel There is no mystery...about how good this book is; like Mystic River, it's a tour de force. --Publishers Weekly (starred review) Combines the claustrophobia of . . . Agatha Christie . . . with the creepiness of a good Stephen King yarn. . . . Good luck putting this one down.--San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Startlingly original...instantly cinematic... unfolds with increasing urgency until it delivers a visceral shock in its final moments. --New York Times Fasten your seat belts for a bumpy, breakneck ride...utterly absorbing... is an express train with no local stops...engrossing. --Boston Globe A lollapalooza of a corkscrew thriller...sure to be the most talked-about thriller of the year. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review Nightmarish...it's not a book to start before bedtime. Even if you finish before dawn, Shutter Island will trouble your sleep. --Orlando Sentinel The ride this novel provides is as good as entertainment gets. --Miami Herald The ride this novel provides is as good as entertainment gets. --Miami Herald Combines the claustrophobia of . . . Agatha Christie . . . with the creepiness of a good Stephen King yarn. . . . Good luck putting this one down.--San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Startlingly original instantly cinematic unfolds with increasing urgency until it delivers a visceral shock in its final moments. --New York Times There is no mystery about how good this book is; like Mystic River, it s a tour de force. --Publishers Weekly (starred review) A lollapalooza of a corkscrew thriller sure to be the most talkedabout thriller of the year. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review Nightmarish it s not a book to start before bedtime. Even if you finish before dawn, Shutter Island will trouble your sleep. --Orlando Sentinel Fasten your seat belts for a bumpy, breakneck ride utterly absorbing is an express train with no local stops engrossing. --Boston Globe


The ride this novel provides is as good as entertainment gets. -- Miami Herald


Author Information

Dennis Lehane is the author of ten previous novels--including the New York Times bestsellers Live by Night; Moonlight Mile; Gone, Baby, Gone; Mystic River; Shutter Island; and The Given Day--as well as Coronado, a collection of short stories and a play. He lives in California with his family.

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