I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Soon to be a Netflix film directed by Charlie Kaufman.
Jake and his girlfriend are on a drive to visit his parents at their remote farm. After dinner at the family home, things begin to get worryingly strange. And when he leaves her stranded in a snowstorm at an abandoned high school later that night, what follows is a chilling exploration of psychological frailty and the limitations of reality.
Iain Reid's intense, suspenseful debut novel will have readers' nerves jangling. A series of tiny clues sprinkled through the relentlessly paced narrative culminate in a haunting twist on the final page.
Reminiscent of Michael Faber's Under the Skin, Stephen King's Miseryand the novels of Jos Saramago, I'm Thinking of Ending Thingsis an astonishing and highly original literary thriller that grabs you from the start--and never lets go.
Iain Reidis the author of two critically acclaimed comic memoirs, One Bird's Choice(winner of the CBC Bookie Award for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year) and The Truth About Luck(named by Canada's Globe and Mailas one of the best books of 2013). Reid received the 2015 RBC Taylor Emerging Author award. He lives in Kingston, Otario.
'I'm Thinking of Ending Thingsis an ingeniously twisted nightmare road trip through the fragile psyches of two young lovers. My kind of fun!' Charlie Kaufman, screenwriter of Being John Malkovich, Adaptationand Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
'A slick puzzle...it builds suspense, and delivers its twist without skipping a beat.' Australian
'A deviously smart, suspenseful, intense and truly haunting book with a fuse long and masterfully laid.' LA Review of Books
Publication Date: 06-Aug-2020
Publisher: Text Publishing Company