What is the book asylum about
Asylum (Asylum, #1) by Madeleine RouxAsylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-novel perfect for fans of the New York Times bestseller Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children.
For sixteen-year-old Dan Crawford, New Hampshire College Prep is more than a summer program—its a lifeline. An outcast at his high school, Dan is excited to finally make some friends in his last summer before college. But when he arrives at the program, Dan learns that his dorm for the summer used to be a sanatorium, more commonly known as an asylum. And not just any asylum—a last resort for the criminally insane.
As Dan and his new friends, Abby and Jordan, explore the hidden recesses of their creepy summer home, they soon discover its no coincidence that the three of them ended up here. Because the asylum holds the key to a terrifying past. And there are some secrets that refuse to stay buried.
Featuring found photos of unsettling history and real abandoned asylums and filled with chilling mystery and page-turning suspense, Madeleine Rouxs teen debut, Asylum, is a horror story that treads the line between genius and insanity.
Book Review: Asylum by Madeleine Roux
Sign up for our newsletters! An old psychiatric ward in New Hampshire is turned into a college prep facility and houses gifted high school students for a summer program. Dan Crawford is dreading his arrival at the school, and he is nervous about making new friends. Eventually, he settles in and becomes very close with Felix, Abby and Jordon. Dan notices he is having reoccurring, vivid nightmares on a regular basis and wakes up in a haze, not knowing where he is. Cryptic text messages are also being sent to Dan, but he is afraid to tell his friends in case they think he may be going insane. The number constantly appears and Dan thinks this may be a room number that will lead him to the answers of the mysterious ward.
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Asylum is a novel by writer Madeleine Roux. Always an outsider, Dan hopes that this summer will bring a change, allowing him to make friends with interests similar to his own. However, things begin to change after they begin exploring the basement rooms of the old asylum where their dorm rooms are housed. Asylum is a novel of the supernatural as well as a novel of friendship and overcoming difficult obstacles. Dan Crawford arrives at New Hampshire College and immediately goes to Brookline, the former asylum that now houses the dorm rooms for the summer program Dan is there to attend.