A Head Full of GhostsBook - 2015
A chilling domestic drama that blends psychological suspense with a touch of modern horror from a new, brilliantly imaginative master. The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia.To her parents' despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie's bizarre outbursts and subsequent descent into madness. As their home devolves into a house of horrors, they reluctantly turn to a local Catholic priest for help. Father Wanderly suggests an exorcism; he believes the vulnerable teenager is the victim of demonic possession. He also contacts a production company that is eager to document the Barretts plight for a reality television show. With John, Marjorie's father, out of work for more than a year and medical bills looming, the family reluctantly agrees to be filmed never imagining that The Possession would become an instant hit.
Publisher: [New York, NY] : William Morrow, an Inprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 286 pages ; 24 cm
From Library Staff
A chilling domestic drama that blends psychological suspense with a touch of modern horror from a new, brilliantly imaginative master.