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US Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, to find an escaped murderer named Rachel Solando. Read morePublished 9 days ago by healthysean
Hard to put down and it's a great read. It's sad, though I guess you should expect that. It almost had a happy ending. Maybe it did if you look at it a certain way.Published 15 days ago by monopolymatt
I could not get a feel for the characters. This book may be good but is not my style.Published 16 days ago by Sarkis Jihanian
I saw the movie and found it rather confusing. I went camping and a hard copy of the book was available. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Marmar
Wow.....what an incredible story. The ending is a mind blower. I enjoyed every minute of this book.Published 23 days ago by Shari Lemont Moore
Though I seen the movie when it first came out several years ago and thought that was great, the book helped with some loose ends and allowed you to use your own imagination. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Charles Robinson
Awesome story. One that I could read more than once. Very clever and exciting.Published 28 days ago by Louise George
I forgot I had already watched the movie but still found myself entertained.Published 29 days ago by andy
4.5 Stars: I have always been a big fan of Dennis Lehane's gritty crime potboilers, but <i> Shutter Island </i> positively tingles with unexpected twists and terrifying... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Christin M. Mulligan
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|Which one was he really? Spoiler alert||
The title to this thread is a spoiler in itself, can you change it?
At the end of the book, I really believed that Teddy is in fact Andrew. Everything that Dr. Cawley knew about him leaves no doubt about it. Also, the fact that the names he was inventing were made of the same letters cannot be a... Read More
Oct 21, 2009 by Shiren | See all 168 posts
I think that Trey and the patient that told him to run were trying to help Andrew/Teddy because they knew what would happen to him if the play experiment didn't work. At the end, I believe he does regress back to Teddy because, come on, what's a safer, easier to deal with reality? Andrew's? Where... Read More
Jan 13, 2010 by Michele Eggen | See all 16 posts
|Shutter Island Film: When did you realize the plot twist - SPOILERS||
his decision to die as a good man at the end was rather selfish considering the amazing breakthrough the hospital made...now the place gets shut down.
Jul 4, 2010 by Christina Burns | See all 4 posts
I enjoyed the movie also, even without having read the book, and I commend you for figuring out the twist from the trailer (I didn't. Though, to fair, I'd only seen one preview before seeing the movie, and it was just the teaser.)
I will try to answer your questions, so make of them what you... Read More
Feb 20, 2010 by Hayley Cruz | See all 3 posts
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