REVIEW: A VISION OF FIRE by GILLIAN ANDERSON and JEFF BROVIN A totally engrossing story which I read in a matter of hours, A VISION OF FIRE is apocalyptic on multiple levels. While the UN hosts peace attempts between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, the Permanent Ambassador is nearly assassinated and his adolescent daughter is a witness. Although he is unscathed, later she incurs a truly bizarre syndrome which appears psychotic. A university student in Iran whose brother has been executed recently ignites himself in the library, in what seems like possession. In Haiti a young woman nearly drowns on dry land, weeks after her stepmother nearly drowned. The key is not chemical nor physiological, but metaphysical; and a Manhattan adolescent psychiatrist literally approaches the brink to solve this and release the afflicted.
Release Date: Oct. 7 2014