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Book 25: Shutter Island

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Shutter Island
Dennis Lehane
Fiction; mystery; thriller
369 pages
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Summer, 1954.
U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels comes 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.
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. The closer Teddy and Chuck get to the truth, the more elusive it becomes, and the more they begin to believe that they my never leave Shutter Island.
Because someone is trying to drive them insane ...

WHOA. This book is AMAZING! It is one of the best thriller books I have ever read. I thought I knew what was going to happen, and several times, I tried to guess the ending, but I didn't predict what happened. I cannot say much, because I do not want to spoil this book for anyone who wishes to read it or see the movie. (Speaking of...is the ending of the book and the movie the same...I am curious!) Anyways, I HIGHLY recommend that everyone read the book. I cannot wait to see the movie!

***Next read: I am reading Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich and am about to start reading Red River by Lalita Tademy.
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