Before I Go to Sleep
A NovelBook - 2012
The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback--a disturbing psychological thriller, reminiscent of Shutter Islandand Memento, in which an amnesiac desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is and who she can trust.
"Thebest debut novel I've ever read."--Tess Gerritsen,bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series
"Anexceptional thriller. It left my nerves jangling for hours after I finished thelast page." --Dennis Lehane, New York Times bestselling author of Moonlight Mile
S. J. Watson makes his powerful debut with this compelling, fast-paced psychological thriller,reminiscent of Shutter Island and Memento, in which an amnesiac who,following a mysterious accident, cannot remember her past or form newmemories, desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is--and whoshe can trust.
From Library Staff
Each morning, Christine wakes up with no memory of the past twenty years. Armed only with a journal and a few found photographs, she must piece together her life to understand why she came to be this way. When she finds that her husband has been keeping things from her (to prevent emotional distr... Read More »
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Christine has a rare type of amnesia. She can function throughout the day making short-term memories perfectly fine, but at night when she goes to sleep, each day vanishes. She cannot convert her short term memories into long term memories. As she begins keeping a journal at the encouragement of a new doctor, Christine slowly starts to untangle a web of truth, and deceit, but remains unsure what or whom to trust
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