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Teddy rapidly becomes aware that no-one he is talking to is remotely telling him the truth and that he cannot be wholly sure even of his charming new partner. As the island hospital is isolated by a hurricane, we find ourselves unable to trust a single thing that the narrative tells us--Lehane displays a gift for sleight of hand which is showily disorienting. At the same time, this is not just a box of tricks. We find ourselves caring deeply for Teddy and his partner Chuck, whatever is going on and whoever they really are.--Roz Kaveney --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A crackling adventure told at a sizzling pace, with twists, turns and enough red herrings to make it a fishmonger. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jules
Brilliant. very atmospheric and terrifying. Have since seen film. Whilst film was also excellent, as always, the book was far better. Great author. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anne Roche
This was my first experience of Dennis Lehane's work but certainly won't be my last - I have already downloaded Mystic River and can't wait to begin it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Helen Gibney
I am a young man and haven't read a book of fiction since I left school five years ago. But after watching my favourite film - "Shutter Island" - for the fiftieth time,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sean Millar
This is an amazingly well written book!! I couldn't put it down!Published 3 months ago by Eva Proft