Author(s): Dennis Lehane
Tie-in to the major motion picture, released on 12th March 2010. US Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, to find an escaped murderer named Rachel Solando. As a killer hurricane bears down on the island, the investigation deepens and the questions mount. How has a barefoot woman escaped from a locked room? Who is leaving them clues in the form of cryptic codes? And what really goes on in Ward C? The closer Teddy gets to the truth, the more elusive it becomes. And the more he begins to believe that he may never leave Shutter Island. Because someone is trying to drive him insane...
The international bestseller, now re-released to tie in to the new Martin Scorsese film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Kingsley.
A psychological tour de force. Absolutely nothing is as it seems in this effortlessly complex thriller The Times Literary Supplement Lehane's new novel carries an ending so shocking...that it will go down as one of the most aesthetically right resolutions ever written...A tour de force. Publishers Weekly Chilling, thrilling and so clever you'll be chewing it over long after the final page Mirror
Dennis Lehane was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He is the award-winning author of eight novels: A Drink Before the War; Darkness,Take My Hand; Sacred; Gone, Baby, Gone; Prayers for Rain; Mystic River; Shutter Island, The Given Day and a short story collection, Coronado. He lives in the Boston area.