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Before I Go To Sleep (English) (Paperback): Book by S. J. Watson

Before I Go To Sleep (English) (Paperback)

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ISBN: 9780552164122    Publisher: Transworld Year of publishing: 2012     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 384        Language: English
Christine wakes up in a house that seems unfamiliar to her. She sees a man, old and grey, lying besides her. She is feeling ashamed of sleeping with a married man and thinks about how to defend herself...Read more
Christine wakes up in a house that seems unfamiliar to her. She sees a man, old and grey, lying besides her. She is feeling ashamed of sleeping with a married man and thinks about how to defend herself in case his wife shows up. She stares at a stranger in the bathroom mirror and ultimately feels shaken to discover that the face actually belongs to her. Before I Go to Sleep is a spine chilling debut novel by S. J. Watson. It is the story of a forty-seven year old woman who fails to recall the past twenty years of her life. What's strange about Christine's story is that she remembers whatever happens during daytime and when she falls asleep her memories desert her. to give her a sense of sanity, she records in a diary all the daily happenings. Christine's husband takes care of her but is he being completely honest to her or is he hiding things from her? There's a doctor who is trying to help but is he truly being helpful? Both gives her different versions of her life and she doesn't know whom to trust. This fast-paced novel bears suspense on every page and is brilliantly written. It keeps readers glued to it till the end. Christine's life is a question, a psychological drama, which readers find quite unsettling as they read through every page of the novel. Before I Go to Sleep was published in paperback by RHUK in 2012. Key Features: The book has won the Crime Writers Association Award for the Best Debut Novel and the Galaxy National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year. The psychologically plausible unsettling story leaves a lasting impression on the reader's mind.
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About the author: S. J. Watson
S.J. Watson, an English writer, was accepted at the Faber Academy for the first course Writing a Novel and the result was his debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep.... Read more
S.J. Watson, an English writer, was accepted at the Faber Academy for the first course Writing a Novel and the result was his debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep. The rights to publish this international bestseller have been sold in 42 countries. Born in the West Midlands, Watson moved to London after studying Physics at the University of Birmingham. He is specialized as an audiologist and worked in various hospitals. The evenings and the weekends were devoted to writing fiction.
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Review:
Quite simply the best debut novel I've ever read." -- Tess Gerritsen "Brilliant in its pacing, profound in its central question, suspenseful on every page - and satisfying in its thriller ending."...Read more
Quite simply the best debut novel I've ever read." -- Tess Gerritsen "Brilliant in its pacing, profound in its central question, suspenseful on every page - and satisfying in its thriller ending." -- Anita Shreve "A deft, perceptive exploration of a fascinating neurological condition, and a cracking good thriller." -- Lionel Shriver "A terrific first novel - well-written, genuinely unsettling and psychologically very plausible. Thrillers seldom come much better than this. Loved it, read it in one" -- Joanne Harris "An exceptional thriller. It left my nerves jangling for hours after I finished the last page" -- Dennis Lehane
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