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Trauma Charlie Weir Is A Man Who Tackles Other People S Demons For A Living He Has Seen Every Kind Of Trauma During His Years As A Psychiatrist In New YorkYet He Hasn T Found A Way Of Resolving His Own Conflicts, Particularly The Fatal Mistake That Caused His Wife And Daughter To Leave Him Condemning Him To Corrosive Loneliness And Restless AngerYears Later, He Meets A Beautiful But Damaged Woman Who Promises To Restore His Dwindling Faith In Both His Profession And Himself But As He Realizes That She Has Become Of A Patient Than A Lover, Events Conspire To Send Him Reeling Toward The Abyss Addictive And Enthralling, Traumais Patrick McGrath S Most Riveting Work To Date From The Trade Paperback Edition

About the Author: Patrick McGrath

Patrick McGrath was born on 7th February, 1950 in London and grew up near Broadmoor Hospital where his father was Medical Superintendent He was educated at Stonyhurst College He is a British novelist whose work has been categorized as gothic fiction He is married to actress Maria Aitken and lives in New York City.

10 thoughts on “Trauma

  1. says:

    i was hesitant to read this because it got the worst reviews ever, but no one can keep me from patrick mcgrath, not even the new york times book review that being said it is way better than the press for it, and a lot better than port mungo it doesn t have the sa

  2. says:

    Another author I ve decided to check out based on the impression from his film adaptations This one to greater results than Walter Kirn McGrath is certainly a talented author, his narrative is great, the rest I m not so sure about Following the maxim of psychiatrists bein

  3. says:

    I like books that have a first sentence that pulls the reader in Patrick McGrath does this really well Paul Auster is another author that excels with these killer opening lines Trauma opens with these lines My mother s first depressive illness occurred when I was seven years old,

  4. says:

    I had high hopes for this not too suspenseful novel After all, I had heard great things about one of his other books, Asylum, and I had read a positive review of this novel The reviews referred to his unreliable narrators, which really appealed to me.The narrator, Charlie Weir, is a psychi

  5. says:

    Ye gods, how the mighty are fallen McGrath has written some excellent, broody, downright strange Gothic novels, but this one is a sucker punch to every astute reader s sensibilities None of the characters are likeable and none of the situations are especially compelling The main character is a self

  6. says:

    This is the first time I came across a book from this author, a friend of mine lent it to me a while ago and I finally got around to reading it While it is a very short, easy book to read I didn t care much for the plot or, for that matter, any of the characters Charlie Weir is a psychiatrist that specializ

  7. says:

    The story of a psychiatrist with plenty of psychiatric problems of his own, here McGrath once again delves into questions of pathology and all the dark little crunchy bits at the back of a person s head Told from the perspective of the main character, it is a record of the events following the death of his mother, w

  8. says:

    I liked this book a lot The writing is direct and clear with cool time shifts that lay out the story It is a fast read but don t go too fast or you miss sentences like this one about insomnia, which I occasionally have strong bouts of Once woken I do not find it easy to get back to sleep In the darkness, in the relative sile

  9. says:

    Jeez The writing is outstanding without ever standing out McGrath is a pro And I can just imagine the wicked glee McGrath took in composing this ruthlessly lightless story Charlie Weir is a shrink specializing in trauma, who of course is suffering from his own trauma Which, the trauma, is pretty harrowing It s a very old New York sto

  10. says:

    This is a novel about the early recognition and treatment of post traumatic stress disorder The pluses Easy fast reading Decent character development The minuses Unnecessarily asksquestions than it answers Rushes to conclusion without enough depth The sense that I got reading this book was the the author had some great ideas but was rushed to

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