Before I Go to Sleep
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Before I Go to Sleep


As I sleep, my mind will erase everything I did today. I will wake up tomorrow as I did this morning. Thinking I'm still a child, thinking I have a whole lifetime of choice ahead of me...

Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love--all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story.

Welcome to Christine's life.

Title:Before I Go to Sleep
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:359 pages

    Before I Go to Sleep Reviews

  • Emily May
    Oct 01, 2015

    “What are we, if not an accumulation of our memories?” I've had my eye on this book since before it was released and last night I decided it was finally time. I really wanted a psychological thr...

  • Joe
    Dec 03, 2013

    I only read reviews on Goodreads after I have read a book. I do this because after reading those reviews I wonder if I have read the same book as those reviewing it. Most start by giving a somewhat le...

  • Jeanette
    Jun 25, 2012

    I can overlook a lot of bogus-tude for a good story, but this one exceeded my implausibility tolerance threshold. The analytical portion of my brain wants to give this an even lower rating, but it did...

  • Jason
    Jul 24, 2012

    My negative attitude is a ruse, I swear it. I am such a positive little outlooker. Nearly every book I read starts off with five stars in my head. It barely has to earn anything; it just has to hold o...

  • Lou
    Oct 10, 2012

    June 15th 2am 2011I am writing this down in my journal I must do this otherwise I fear tomorrow I might not remember anything. Anything about the book I read today or about me or my wife, well she say...

  • Mo Shah
    Jul 13, 2011

    Argh. What a frustrating book. I want someone else I know to read it so I can discuss it with them, to see if they agree with my conclusion. Sarah, you should read it and let me know what you think. I...

  • Cassy
    Jul 08, 2011

    Sometimes I get flipped around while I sleep. My head ends up where my feet should be. As I wake up and wave my hand in the air for the nightstand, the freak out begins. Where the heck am I? It only l...

  • Mandy Crider
    Oct 17, 2016

    Omg! I am totally speechless. This book was amazing. It had a great plot about a woman who has amnesia and cannot remember her memories from day to day. She begins to keep a journal and remember certa...

  • Mohammed Arabey
    Aug 31, 2016

    لا أعتقد إنك بسهولة ستتخلص من التفكير بمشاعر كريستين، بطلة الرواية، بعد قراءتهاشعور بإنك أستيقظت لتنظر في ال...

  • Carol
    Nov 28, 2015

    DO NOT TRUST BEN, but OMG who to trust?BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP begins with a daily existence of the creepy unknown and continues with amazing suspense each day throughout the entire story as amnesiac Chr...

About S.J. Watson

S.J. Watson

S J Watson was born in the UK, lives in London and worked in the NHS for a number of years.In 2011 Watson's debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep, was released to critical acclaim. It has now been published in over 40 languages, and has become an international bestseller, winning numerous awards. The movie of Before I Go To Sleep, starrring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong, is due for worldw