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Shutter Island: A Novel, by Dennis Lehane, is #100 on the 100 Book List created by the computer model described in The Bestseller Code by Jodie Archer and Matthew L. Jockers (see Bestseller Code 100 post). Host Roberta will be reviewing this book later from the writer’s perspective, but today I will review it from a reader’s perspective.
I’ll admit up front that this is not a book I would have picked off the shelf to read. The cover graphics on the paperback are menacing and The New York Times review blurb begins with, “An eerie, startlingly original story…. A deft, suspenseful thriller….”
Read the rest of my review over at It’s A Mystery Blog.