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Turn of Mind

by Alice LaPlante

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Turn of Mind Synopsis

This title is winner of the Wellcome Trust Book Prize. Dr Jennifer White's best friend has been found dead. Amanda was stabbed to death at home, and four fingers were neatly removed from her right hand. Jennifer's work as an accomplished surgeon and the stormy nature of her friendship with Amanda mean that she is the prime suspect. But even Jennifer doesn't know if she is the murderer. Alzheimer's is destroying her once brilliant mind and her memories of that terrible night, and the rest of her life, are now fragmented and confused. She frequently fails to recognise her children when they visit yet at times finds herself vividly reliving moments with her late husband or episodes from her much-loved career. Jennifer is confused, but is she also a killer?

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ISBN: 9780099553663
Publication date: 16/08/2012
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781846554636
Publication date: 07/07/2011
Publisher: Harvill Secker an imprint of Vintage
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099553663
Publication date: 16th August 2012
Author: Alice LaPlante
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About Alice LaPlante

Alice LaPlante is a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, and teaches writing there as well as at San Francisco State University. She has been published in Epoch, Southwest Review and other literary journals, and her non-fiction has appeared in Forbes ASAP, Discover and Business Week. She has written four books of non-fiction. Turn of Mind is her first novel.

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