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The reflection : a novel (original 2015; edition 2015)
by Hugo Wilcken
The Reflection by Hugo Wilcken (2015)
"Hugo Wilcken's first novel, The Execution-a taut, psychological mystery about an average person who commits an accidental murder-got the kind of rave reviews authors dream of- He was compared to Camus and Hitchcock. Now, in his second novel, The Reflection, the comparisons seem even more appropriate- It's a smart, creepy, steadily absorbing mystery about an average law-abiding citizen who finds himself inexplicably caught up in a case of mistaken identities-with one of his own patients. When psychiatrist David Manne is asked by a friend who's a New York City Police detective to consult on an unusual case, he finds himself being asked to evaluate a criminal who's the exact opposite of himself-an uneducated laborer from the Midwest who seems overwhelmed by modern day Manhattan circa 1948. But when that laborer tells David that he's not who the police say he is, David slowly begins to believe it may be true Unable to stop himself, David begins to look into how the police handle the man, and the hospital they take him to . . . and begins to suspect that the man is caught up in some kind of secret governmental medical testing. Realizing he's got to rescue his patient, David quickly fin
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)823.92 — Literature English English fiction Modern Period 21st Century
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