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The basis for the blockbuster motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island by New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane is a gripping and atmospheric psychological thriller where nothing is quite what it seems. The New York Times calls Shutter Island, “Startlingly original.” The Washington Post raves, “Brilliantly conceived and executed.” A masterwork of suspense and surprise from the author of Mystic River and Gone, Baby, Gone, Shutter Island carries the reader into a nightmare world of madness, mind control, and CIA Cold War paranoia and is unlike anything you’ve ever read before.

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  • “Brilliantly conceived and executed...To read Dennis Lehane’s Shutter Island is to enter a nightmare of madness, violence, and deception...Its shocking outcome kept me awake, deep into the night, as I began to grasp what the author has done to my innocent mind—and he will do it to yours, too, if you let him.”

    Washington Post Book World

  • “Combines the claustrophobia of...Agatha Christie...with the creepiness of a good Stephen King yarn...Good luck putting this one down.”

    San Francisco Chronicle Book Review

  • “Startlingly original…instantly cinematic… unfolds with increasing urgency until it delivers a visceral shock in its final moments.”

    New York Times

  • “Fasten your seat belts for a bumpy, breakneck ride…utterly absorbing…is an express train with no local stops…engrossing.”

    Boston Globe

  • “The ride this novel provides is as good as entertainment gets.”

    Miami Herald

  • “Audacious and chilling...Shutter Island is a superbly constructed novel that manages to be at once gripping, surprising, and discomforting...It evokes comparisons to Edgar Allan Poe’s tales...Lehane is very good indeed.”

    Houston Chronicle

  • “Get ready to shudder on a trip to Shutter Island...a tremendously satisfying thriller...a great, fun read...The suspense is molasses-thick with a plot that will keep you guessing...Lehane has created a dark work with terrific dialogue and a troubled protagonist...And then there’s the ending...Mystic River raised the bar for Lehane; Shutter Island puts it higher still.”

    Denver Post

  • “Nightmarish…it’s not a book to start before bedtime. Even if you finish before dawn, Shutter Island will trouble your sleep.”

    Orlando Sentinel

  • “Chilling...a perfect thriller. But for mystery writer extraordinare Dennis Lehane, elaborate plots and vivid settings serve as mere backdrop for showcasing his greater talent; a prodigious ability to develop unforgettable, emotionally textured characters.”

    Providence Journal-Bulletin

  • “A terrific suspense novel.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Another blistering page-turner...A master of the adroit psychological detail, Lehane makes the horrors of the mean streets pale in comparison to the workings of the human mind.”


  • “A lollapalooza of a corkscrew thriller.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • A 2004 Anthony Award Finalist for Best Novel
  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A 2004 Barry Award Finalist for Best Novel
  • A 2003 Hammett Prize Finalist
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