Before I Go To Sleep: A Novel

Before I Go To Sleep: A Novel

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by S. J. Watson
     
 

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“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

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“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 debutwith 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.

Editorial Reviews

People (4 stars)
“Imagine drifting off every night knowing that your memories will be wiped away by morning. That’s the fate of Christine Lucas, whose bewildering internal world is rendered with chilling intimacy in this debut literary thriller. . . . You’ll stay up late reading until you know.”
Booklist (starred review)
“This mesmerizing, skillfully written debut novel works on multiple levels. It is both an affecting portrait of the profound impact of a debilitating illness and a pulse-pounding thriller whose outcome no one could predict.”
Dennis Lehane
“An exceptional thriller. It left my nerves jangling for hours after I finished the last page.”
Tess Gerritsen
“Quite simply the best debut novel I have ever read.”
Lionel Shriver
“A deft, perceptive exploration of a fascinating neurological condition, and a cracking good thriller.”
Anita Shreve
“Brilliant in its pacing, profound in its central question, suspenseful on every page and satisfying in its thriller ending.”
Booklist
"This mesmerizing, skillfully written debut novel works on multiple levels. It is both an affecting portrait of the profound impact of a debilitating illness and a pulse-pounding thriller whose outcome no one could predict."
People

“Imagine drifting off every night knowing that your memories will be wiped away by morning. That’s the fate of Christine Lucas, whose bewildering internal world is rendered with chilling intimacy in this debut literary thriller. . . . You’ll stay up late reading until you know.”

New York Times
“The summer’s single most suspenseful plot belongs to BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP. . . . pure page-turner.”
(4 stars) - People Magazine
"Imagine drifting off every night knowing that your memories will be wiped away by morning. That’s the fate of Christine Lucas, whose bewildering internal world is rendered with chilling intimacy in this debut literary thriller. . . . You’ll stay up late reading until you know."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062060570
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/14/2011
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,796
File size:
1 MB

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Lionel Shriver

“A deft, perceptive exploration of a fascinating neurological condition, and a cracking good thriller.”

Anita Shreve

“Brilliant in its pacing, profound in its central question, suspenseful on every page and satisfying in its thriller ending.”

Dennis Lehane

“An exceptional thriller. It left my nerves jangling for hours after I finished the last page.”

Tess Gerritsen

“Quite simply the best debut novel I have ever read.”

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