A critically acclaimed, award-winning author, Alix Ohlin pens a masterpiece of emotional complexity with Inside. In this literary tour de force, a therapist named Grace attempts to help a man recover from his failed suicide attempt. Meanwhile, Grace’s teen patient Annie runs away from home to reinvent herself in New York, and Grace’s ex-husband leaves the comfort of a successful relationship to attempt to help native peoples in the bleak Arctic.
"A Good but not Great Debut"
Praised by Publishers Weekly for its “engrossing plot lines,” Alix Ohlin’s Signs and Wonders features 16 compelling tales about the connections between people - and the decisions that have the power to alter their lives. In the title story, a married couple decides to divorce. The next night, the man falls into a coma - and his wife is forced to make a difficult decision.
Amanda lives alone in the house where her mother, now dead of cancer, once grew up. A Facebook friend request puts her back in touch with a cousin, John. After months of seeing his life flicker across her screen, she learns he has moved to a community led by a mysterious Jason Wilson. John refers to him as "one of the greatest thinkers of our time", but his friends are worried that Wilson may in fact be a cult leader.
Kann man eine andere Person retten? Die Therapeutin Grace will einen gescheiterten Selbstmörder zurück ins Leben holen...