The Other Girl / C D Major

Major, C D. Auteur

Edité par "Géo"-[Prisma presse] - 2020

1942, New Zealand. Edith’s been locked away for a long time. She was just five years old when she was sent to Seacliff Lunatic Asylum. Fifteen years later, she has few memories of her life before the asylum, but longs for one beyond it. When she survives a devastating fire that destroys her ward, Edith is questioned by the police and a young doctor, Declan Harris. Intrigued by his beautiful patient, Declan begins to doubt the official reasons for her incarceration. Is she truly mad—or could the impossible stories she told as a child actually be true? Time is running out. With Edie awaiting a new and permanent treatment, soon there will be little of her left to save. Meanwhile intrigue has tipped into obsession—Declan needs to uncover the truth, but in doing so he will risk losing everything. As he sets out to save her mind, will he lose his own?
1942, Nouvelle-Zélande. Edith est enfermée depuis longtemps. Elle n'avait que cinq ans lorsqu'elle a été envoyée à Seacliff Lunatic Asylum. Quinze ans plus tard, elle a peu de souvenirs de sa vie avant l'asile, mais en aspire un au-delà. Lorsqu'elle survit à un incendie dévastateur qui détruit son quartier, Edith est interrogée par la police et un jeune médecin, Declan Harris. Intrigué par sa belle patiente, Declan commence à douter des raisons officielles de son incarcération. Est-elle vraiment folle - ou les histoires impossibles qu'elle a racontées enfant pourraient-elles être vraies? Le temps presse. Avec Edie en attente d'un nouveau traitement permanent, il ne restera bientôt plus grand-chose à sauver. Pendant ce temps, l'intrigue a basculé dans l'obsession - Declan a besoin de découvrir la vérité, mais ce faisant, il risque de tout perdre. Alors qu'il entreprend de sauver l'esprit de la jeune femme, perdra-t-il le sien?

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