The Affirmation

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Gollancz, 2006 - Psychological fiction - 247 pages
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Peter Sinclair is tormented by bereavement and failure. In an attempt to conjure some meaning from his life, he embarks on an autobiography, but he finds himself writing the story of another man in another, imagined, world, whose insidious attraction draws him even further in . . .
THE AFFIRMATION is at once an original thriller and a haunting study of schizophrenia; it has a compulsive, dream-like quality.

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User Review  - heradas - LibraryThing

I genuinely can't decide if I liked this or not. I certainly enjoyed reading it, but doing so was somewhat like losing my mind. I also have a suspicion that Priest crafted the novel precisely to ... Read full review

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User Review  - HellCold - LibraryThing

Just put down the book. A heavy caliber mind fuck. Hard to describe due to the weird nature of the story world, but I think a quote from the book would do it "The islands defied interpretation, they ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Christopher Priest's novels have built him an inimitable dual reputation as a contemporary novelist and a leading figure in modern SF and fantasy. His novel THE PRESTIGE is unique in winning both a major literary prize (the James Tait Black Award) and a major genre prize (The World Fantasy Award); THE SEPARATION won both the Arthur C Clarke and the British Science Fiction Awards. He was selected for the original Best of Young British Novelists in1983.

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