Shutter Island
Shutter Island

LEHANE, Dennis. Shutter Island.

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LEHANE, Dennis. Shutter Island. New York: William Morrow, 2003.

8vo., red cloth-backed black publishers boards, embossed with publisher's device to upper cover and lettered in gilt to spine; red endpapers; outer edge untrimmed; original unclipped dust jacket designed by Chip Kidd; pp. ix, [i], 325, [i]; a few very small marks to upper board and ever-so-slight compression to foot of spine, else a fine copy in a fine dust-jacket with one small scratch to lower panel and an 'Autographed Copy' promotional sticker to upper panel.
First edition, flat signed by the author to the title-page. A stunning psychological horror, famously adapted into a 2010 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo. Lehane described the novel as a hybrid of the works of the Brontë sisters and the 1956 film Invasion of the Body Snatchers.