Year: 1999 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.29, no.2, (Summer 1999), p.196-197 SIEC No: 19990249

In this article, William Hahn gives a suicidologist’s perceptions of the novel “Night Train” by Martin Amis. Hahn says the book has “captivating content” and describes the plot as a type of murder mystery book, focused on the suicide of a young woman with “everything to live for”. Hahn says that Amis has obviously studied suicide, police work and psychiatry in his preperation of the novel, but is “concerned about what appeared to be some underlying prejudice(s) reagrding mental illness.