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Shutter Island
by Dennis Lehane

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The year is 1954. U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels and his new -partner, Chuck Aule, have come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, to investigate the disappearance of a patient. Multiple-murderess Rachel Solando is loose somewhere on this barren island, despite having been kept in a locked cell under constant surveillance. As a killer hurric The year is 1954. U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels and his new -partner, Chuck Aule, have come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, to investigate the disappearance of a patient. Multiple-murderess Rachel Solando is loose somewhere on this barren island, despite having been kept in a locked cell under constant surveillance. As a killer hurricane bears relentlessly down on them, a strange case takes on even darker, more sinister shades--with hints of radical experimentation, horrifying surgeries, and lethal countermoves made in the cause of a covert shadow war. No one is going to escape Shutter Island unscathed, because nothing at Ashecliffe Hospital is remotely what it seems

Dennis Lehane

About Shutter Island Description

Dennis Lehane (born Aug 4th, 1966) is an American author. He has written several novels, including the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award winning film, also called Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon (Lehane can be briefly seen waving from a car in the parade scene at the end of the film). The

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Original Title Shutter Island ISBN 038073186X (ISBN13: 9780380731862 ) Edition Language English Characters Teddy Daniels, Chuck Aule, Dr. John Cawley, Dr. Jeremiah Naehring setting Massachusetts (United States) Shutter Island, Massachusetts, 1954 (United States) Literary Awards Barry Award Nominee for Best Novel (2004), Anthony Award Nominee for Best Novel (2004), Hammett Prize Nominee (2003), Grand Prix des lectrices de Elle for roman policier (2004) (134)