Why didn't John tell Rachel about the contents of the nightmare?
Can madness be contagious?
What did Rachel and John say to each other at exactly the same moment?
Why did both persist in keeping their nightmares private?
Why didn't John dismiss his nightmare as a nightmare?
What did Mrs Reagan think of Patrick?
Why was it a mistake to extend the holiday? or was it?
How did they spend the extra week on the island?
What did Mrs Reagan call her husband and his brother and what is so charming about simple unaffected people?
How did Rachel ruin all the therapeutic effect the holiday had had on John?
Was John back where he had started on the day he had heard the story as far as his emotional state went?