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Overall this was a pretty good read. One of the fun things about is that I live 30-35 minutes from the location in the book. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Melissa Burke
Saw movie twice. The book was followed almost to the letter. Both great!Published 29 days ago by Douglas Howard
I have read all 6 of the Kenzie/Gennaro series and Mystic River. This book is a departure from the usual setting (blue collar, small city Irish working class neighborhoods) and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Erica
I bought the book cause of the movie, turns out the book is way better than I thought it would be!! Betty impressed!Published 2 months ago by Kerry Strong
This novel seemed, at the beginning, to be just a government inspection novel, looking for an escaped patient. Read morePublished 2 months ago by anetcast
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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
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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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