Everything you need to understand or teach The Break Down by B. A. Paris.
B A. Paris' psychological thriller, The Breakdown, is the story of a woman named Cassandra (Cass) Anderson. Cass struggles to maintain her sanity in light of her belief that a murderer is pursuing her and that she is suffering from early onset dementia. As the narrative continues, Cass begins to take control of her existence. Once she does, she is able to face her demons and begin to live her life. The novel explores themes of fear, trust, manipulation, truth, and personal choice.