David Ambrose – The Man Who Turned Into Himself

 

Multi-dimensional delusion

The perfect life of publisher Rick Hamilton starts cracking after a series of apparently inexplicable accidents, culminating in a sudden sense of death during a business meeting.

Indeed, someone has been torn apart by the twisted metals of Anne’s (Hamilton’s wife) car. But who actually died? His wife or his son Charlie?
Skillfully playing with parallel dimensions, time travels, and the quantum theory, David Ambrose creates a psychological thriller where multiple personality is described as the presence of two similar identities in the same body, and planes of reality overlap like a delusion.
The originality of this novel lays in its psychoanalytical approach, brilliantly using some sci-fi norms to create a unique and totally unpredictable plot. A book you won’t forget.

Translation by Sara Di Girolamo

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Heiko H. Caimi
Heiko H. Caimi, born in 1968, is a writer, screenwriter, poet and teacher of fiction writing. He has collaborated as an author with publishers Mondadori, Tranchida, Abrigliasciolta and others. He has taught at the Egea bookshop of Bocconi University in Milan and several other schools, libraries and associations in Italy and Switzerland. Since 2013 he has been editorial director of the literature magazine Inkroci. He is one of the founders and organizers of the traveling literary festival Libri in Movimento. He collaborates with the news magazine "InPrimis" keeping the column "Pages in a minute" and with the blog of the writer Barbara Garlaschelli "Sdiario". He published the novel "I predestinati" (The Predestined, Prospero, 2019) and edited the anthology of short stories "Oltre il confine. Storie di migrazione" (Over the border. Migration stories, Prospero, 2019).