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The Interpretation of Murder By Jed Rubenfeld

The Interpretation of Murder by Jed Rubenfeld

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Summary

An intricately plotted literary thriller that uses Freud's theories and Shakespeare's HAMLET to solve a devious crime, this is a novel in the bestselling tradition of Caleb Carr's THE ALIENIST and Matthew Pearl's THE DANTE CLUB.

The Interpretation of Murder Summary

The Interpretation of Murder: The Richard and Judy Bestseller by Jed Rubenfeld

A dazzling literary thriller - the story of Sigmund Freud assisting a Manhattan murder investigation. Think SHADOW OF THE WIND meets THE HISTORIAN. THE INTERPRETATION OF MURDER is an inventive "tour de force" inspired by Sigmund Freud's 1909 visit to America, accompanied by protege and rival Carl Jung. When a wealthy young debutante is discovered bound, whipped and strangled in a luxurious apartment overlooking the city, and another society beauty narrowly escapes the same fate, the mayor of New York calls upon Freud to use his revolutionary new ideas to help the surviving victim recover her memory of the attack, and solve the crime. But nothing about the attacks - or about the surviving victim, Nora - is quite as it seems. And there are those in very high places determined to stop the truth coming out, and Freud's startling theories taking root on American soil.

The Interpretation of Murder Reviews

"'This is a bold page-turner that propels us from the start with a driving plot and intriguing characters, but also with ideas - a whole history of ideas. It's a richly motivated thriller that will make you reconsider the mysteries of Freud and Hamlet. Here is a novel that you'll only want to put down in order to think more about the book' - Matthew Pearl, author of The Dante Club"

About Jed Rubenfeld

Jed Rubenfeld studied Philosophy and Psychology at Princeton, Law at Harvard, and acting at the Julliard School of Drama. A chaired professor of constitutional and criminal law at Yale, he has been described as 'the most elegant legal writer of his generation'.

Additional information

GOR001022691
9780755331406
0755331400
The Interpretation of Murder: The Richard and Judy Bestseller by Jed Rubenfeld
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Headline Publishing Group
2006-08-28
416
Winner of British Book Awards: Best Read of the Year 2007 Winner of BookScan Gold Awards 2007
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