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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Abusive men,
  • Imprisonment,
  • Australian fiction,
  • Secrecy

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One afternoon, near the tourist trap of Checkpoint Charlie, Clare meets Andi. There is an instant attraction, and when Andi invites her to stay, Clare thinks she may finally have found somewhere to call home. But as the days pass and the walls of Andi"s apartment close in, Clare begins to wonder if it"s really love that Andi is searching for a or something else altogether. Berlin Syndrome is a closely observed and gripping psychological thriller that shifts between Andi"s and Clare"s perspectives, revealing the power of obsession, the fluidity of truth, and the kaleidoscopic nature of human relationships.

Edition Notes

StatementMelanie Joosten
The Physical Object
Pagination248 pages
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26930370M
ISBN 101925228665, 192207036X
ISBN 109781925228663, 9781922070364
OCLC/WorldCa945718702

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  Berlin Syndrome is an intelligent novel, and Joosten is masterful in her descriptions of the loneliness that can be found both in a foreign city full of strangers and in an apartment shared by two people.” — Eloise Keating, Bookseller & Publisher “ Berlin Syndrome is a beguiling psychological dance.” — Canberra TimesBrand: Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. Berlin Syndrome is a closely observed and gripping psychological thriller that shifts between Andi’s and Clare’s perspectives, revealing the power of obsession, the fluidity of truth, and the kaleidoscopic nature of human relationships. PRAISE FOR MELANIE JOOSTEN ‘A gripping, well-written, undisputedly strong novel.’ The Saturday Age/5(18). Berlin Syndrome is an intelligent novel, and Joosten is masterful in her descriptions of the loneliness that can be found both in a foreign city full of strangers and in an apartment shared by two people.” Eloise Keating, Bookseller & Publisher “. Berlin Syndrome is a closely observed and gripping psychological thriller that shifts between Andi’s and Clare’s perspectives, revealing the power of obsession, the fluidity of truth, and the kaleidoscopic nature of human relationships. PRAISE FOR MELANIE JOOSTEN ‘A gripping, well-written, undisputedly strong novel.’ The Saturday Age.

Berlin Syndrome Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: This detailed literature summary also contains Quotes and a Free Quiz on Berlin Syndrome .   About the Author Melanie Joosten's debut novel,  Berlin Syndrome, saw her named a Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist and receive the Kathleen Mitchell Award; it has since been made into a motion picture directed by Cate Shortland. In , she published the essay collection A Long Time Coming/5(18).   While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photojournalist Clare meets Andi, a charismatic local man, and there is an instant attraction between them. A night of passion ensues. But what initially appears to be the start of a romance suddenly takes an unexpected and sinister turn when Clare wakes the following morning to discover Andi has left for work and locked her /10(K).   Teresa Palmer as Clare in Berlin Syndrome, directed by Cate Shortland. If Last Tango in Paris, American Pie and the pastrami sandwich episode of Seinfeld didn’t do enough to warn us about the dangers of food-related eroticism, along comes the Australian director Cate Shortland’s psycho-sexual thriller Berlin Syndrome.

Berlin Syndrome is a closely observed and gripping psychological thriller that shifts between Andi’s and Clare’s perspectives, revealing the power of obsession, the fluidity of truth, and the kaleidoscopic nature of human relationships. PRAISE FOR MELANIE JOOSTEN ‘A gripping, well-written, undisputedly strong novel.’ The Saturday Age/5(16). Berlin Syndrome In , the once-divided city of Berlin still holds its share of secrets. One afternoon, near the tourist trap of Checkpoint Charlie, Clare meets Andi and feels an instant attraction to him. When Andi invites her to stay, Clare thinks she may finally have found somewhere to call home.   Cate Shortland's Berlin Syndrome () is another tale in the filmmaker's oeuvre that centralises the encounter as a defining narrative event.7/   Even before we begin, I would like to give a standing ovation to Teresa Palmer. Her performance in Berlin Syndrome is hands down one of the best of hers I have ever seen. She has grown as an actor and it shows on her face. Her Continue reading.