Synopses & Reviews
is a whirlwind ride through the desires of one man to find something real in a virtual world. After suffering a mental breakdown, Graham Blake checks into the Corporate Life Therapy Institute, where the self-assured, silver-tongued Dr. Carl Tolgate has prepared a strange, shocking, and erotic treatment. Now Blake must find out, before it is too late, who is controlling his life, his company's future, and his own heart.
A work of intense psychological intrigue, Blake's Therapy holds a magnifying glass to one mans life as it unravels in a world of economic turmoil and spiritual crisis.
"Ariel Dorfman returns to his icon-skewering best." The Washington Post
"[Dorfman] deftly carves up the corporate world." Miami Herald
"A masterly exploration of reality and dreams, power and identity." Library Journal
"[A] complex and challenging thriller
as well as a daring attempt to distill the nature of good and evil." Kirkus Reviews
"[A]n outstanding and timely effort." San Francisco Chronicle
When Graham Blake, model parent and marketing guru, suffers a mental breakdown, he checks into the Corporate Life Therapy Institute, where his psychiatrist has prepared a strange and erotic treatment. A work of intense psychological intrigue, Blakes Therapy holds a magnifying glass to one mans life as it unravels in a world of economic turmoil and spiritual crisis. Ariel Dorfman returns to his icon-skewering best with this novel full of elegant prose and funny, page-turning surprises. The Washington Post
About the Author
A Chilean expatriate, Ariel Dorfman has spent his life exporing the reality and dreams of the many Americas. His books have been translated into over thirty languages and his plays staged in more than 100 countries. His works include the acclaimed memoir, Heading South, Looking North, the novels Widows, Konfidenz, and The Nanny and the Iceberg, as well as plays, among them Death and the Maiden, made into a film by Roman Polanski. Ariel Dorfman is a Chilean expatriate and "literary grandmaster" (Time) whose works include the acclaimed memoir Heading South, Looking North, and the novels The Last Song of Manuel Sendero, Konfidenz, and Widows. His plays have been performed in more than one hundred countries, and Death and the Maiden was made into a film by Roman Polanski. The recipient of many international awards, Dorfman contributes to major newspapers worldwide and is a distinguished professor at Duke University. He lives with his wife in Durham, North Carolina.