The Analyst

The Analyst

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Happy fifty-third birthday, Doctor. Welcome to the first day of your death. You ruined my life. And now I fully intend to ruin yours.' Until the moment he reads those words, New York psychoanalyst Dr Frederick Starks has led a quiet and,so he believes, blameless life. But with them and the accompanying letter, his world is thrown into chaos. Suddenly he is plunged into a dizzying battle of wits designed by a man who calls himself Rumpelstiltskin. The rules- in two weeks Starks must guess his tormentor's identity and the source of his fury. If he succeeds, he goes free. If he fails, one by one, Rumpelstiltskin will destroy fifty-two of Dr. Starks's loved ones - friends, relatives, children - unless the good doctor agrees to kill himself. As the days tick by and the layers of Starks's carefully constructed life are stripped from him, he quickly finds himself a powerless pawn in a psychopath's deadly game of vengeance. . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 104 x 176 x 42mm | 322.05g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552150843
  • 9780552150842

About John Katzenbach

is the author of eight previous novels- the Edgar Award-nominated In the Heat of the Summer and The Shadow Man, The Traveller, Day of Reckoning, Just Cause, State of Mind, Hart's War and The Analyst. He has been a criminal court reporter for The Miami Herald and Miami News. He lives in western Massachusetts.show more

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