The Double Bind
The Double Bind
Vintage, Paperback, 9781400031665, 416pp.
Publication Date: February 12, 2008
"Bohjalian is a master of literary suspense. . . . [His] are the sorts of books people stay awake all night to finish." —The Washington Post Book World"Artfully constructed and fiercely felt. . . . Bohjalian is . . . rearranging our previous assumptions, producing the sense of shock we felt viewing The Sixth Sense." —The Miami Herald"Terrifying. . . . Laurel is an unforgettable, vulnerable, complicated character." —The Los Angeles Times"The Double Bind is simply one of the best written, most compelling, artfully woven novels to grace bookshelves in years. Immediately after the spellbinding surprise ending, readers will want to begin again. . . . It's THAT good." —The Associated Press“The sort of book you want to read in one sitting, and it packs a twist at the end that will leave you speechless.” —Jodi Picoult"Harrowing.... The Double Bind has a powerful statement to make about the nature of obsession and mental illness, as well as the lingering effects of psychological trauma.... A stunner." —The St. Petersburg Times"Great fiction... un-put-down-able." —People "Ingenious.... He's compassionate about mental illness, wise about the healing power of art. He moves easily and convincingly back and forth from different points of view and manages to create authentic voices." —The Boston Globe"A psychological thriller . . . a chilling depiction of the ways we choose to remember as well as what we forget." —New York Daily News"A page-turner with a wicked twist at the end." -—Life Magazine