She has theories and pseudo-storylines for her neighbors, each one being unique and different in their own way. I just did a search online without any luck. If you are looking for a gripping book that will capture your attention and keep you turning pages late into the night, The Woman in the Window is for you! The dark, twisty story of an agoraphobe who spies on her neighborhood, Rear Window-style, succeeds in fooling even the most expectant reader. He reveals clues along the way for us to figure out some things on our own without creating any shocking plot twists. The next thing Anna knew, the car was sailing off the side of the cliff. Here we have the traumatised, agoraphobic woman on a self-destructive binge of booze and pills keeping watch over her new neighbours and spotting a murder which the police claim never happened.
Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if means following him into the unknown. Meanwhile, the woman herself is an isolated and depressed. . My other concern is the amount of pills and Merlot that Anna consumes on a daily basis. As Anna's paranoia levels reach sky high, she finds herself in increasing danger.
Veuillez effectuer une mise à jour de votre navigateur pour continuer sur Indigo. To be honest, I had a hard time getting into the story at first. Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. Browse the or see a full. Typical protagonist tipple: Three glasses of chardonnay. Two woman claiming the same identity.
I cannot recommend it enough. The details of the catastrophe which lead to her agoraphobia are withheld until the end of the book. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumbleand its shocking secrets are laid bare. Other readers may do the same. Ten months during which she has haunted the rooms of her old New York house like a ghost, lost in her memories, too terrified to step outside.
I loved that this was one of the first books in ages that left me so long guessing. But a little of that goes along way and I kept waiting for something to happen to turn up the pace. I'm filling up with cold, running over with cold. Every part of this novel was just amazing. In August 2015, the online entertainment magazine named the film as the best film noir of all time. She becomes particularly attached to the Russell family across the small park.
In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems. Based on your review, I might give the ebook version a try, but I'm not expecti I'm about an hour into the audio, and I agree it's not working for me. However, Wanley leaves many clues, and there are a number of witnesses. With busy days and needy young children, this is a true testament to how captivating this book is! Anna is a house-bound psychologist that spends her days drinking wine, popping , watching films, and spying on her neighbors with the powerful zoom of her camera. Characters The complex and well developed character of the protagonist Dr.
Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, their teenage son. It opens with a woman who is voyeuristically looking through a window at other couples and people that she seems to have taken a deep interest in. Reed tells Wanley, who overdoses on the remaining prescription medicine. I collect first-edition books and divide my time between New York and London. There is a murder with no murder victim. This is one of those thrillers that was born to be a film. A read mesmerizing from the start, you'll gobble it up in one fascinating sitting.
I liked Anna as the narrator. I never thought Anna was looking out her window - with her camera in hand - just to be creepy. Like the book's first sentence, however, Louise's appearance is deceiving. Vivian finds it hard to know whom to trust as the family's seemingly idyllic life is threatened by a cascade of secrets and other threats. Laura, Shadow of a Doubt, Vertigo and Rope. The book is a beautiful rendition of her struggle to simply survive, especially when her entire world is only her house. The Woman in the Window by A.
At this point, the cop enters, sympathetic and kindly. No grocery shopping, no walks through the park, not even to pick a package from the front stoop. And how many times have we now seen the protagonist's traumatic secret used in other books? In this book, you're following a psychologist who went through something traumati I don't know if this is an unpopular opinion but I'm getting a bit tired of reading mysteries where the main female character is an alcoholic. There were some very good twists, though I did figure out a few things ahead of time. I was trying to visualize in my mind too. One day, Anna is doing her usual snooping when she sees a crime being committed and her life is then turned upside down. She can have her prescription medications and endless bottles of wine delivered, so she never has to leave her house.