Dark Matter

January 12, 2019 - Comment

‘Brilliant. . ., I think Blake Crouch just invented something new.’ – Lee Child’Are you happy in your life?’Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakes to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before the man he’s never met

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‘Brilliant. . ., I think Blake Crouch just invented something new.’ – Lee Child’Are you happy in your life?’Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakes to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before the man he’s never met smiles down at him and says, ‘Welcome back.’In this world he’s woken up to, Jason’s life is not the one he knows., His wife is not his wife. His son was never born. And Jason is not an ordinary college physics professor, but a celebrated genius who has achieved something remarkable., Something impossible.Is it this world or the other that’s the dream? And even if the home he remembers is real, how can Jason possibly make it back to the family he loves? The answers lie in a journey more wondrous and horrifying than anything he could’ve imagined – one that will force him to confront the darkest parts of himself even as he battles a terrifying, seemingly unbeatable foe.From Blake Crouch, the author of the bestselling Wayward Pines trilogy, Dark Matter is a brilliantly plotted tale that is at once sweeping and intimate, mind-bendingly strange and profoundly human – a relentlessly surprising thriller about choices, paths not taken, and how far we’ll go to claim the lives we dream of, perfect for fans of Stranger Things.

Comments

Anonymous says:

Enjoyable book but not, “The Most Mind-Blowing And Twisted Thriller Of The Year!” It’s alright, but certainly not, “The Most Mind-Blowing And Twisted Thriller Of The Year!” In fact, just a few months after reading it, I’d forgotten I’d read it when I saw it again on Amazon. A number of reviews also discuss how this book is an amazing discourse on advanced physics… spoiler… it’s not. Having said all this, it’s a perfectly enjoyable action book with a thin veneer of sci-fi, just don’t believe the hyperbole.

Anonymous says:

Quantum Dramatics The book drew me in with its interesting premise, and the ‘science’ of this was handled in a very digestible manner. Without giving away any spoilers, I did wonder how the story could ultimately be resolved, and this is executed in something of a ‘deus ex machina’ fashion. I believe that Blake Crouch has had some success with Book to TV conversions, And can see how Dark Matter could easily translate into a TV series or film. Ultimately, the book will satisfy science fiction lovers, but I feel…

Anonymous says:

Mind-bending philosophical journey immaculately dressed as a fast-paced thriller. This was a very intriguing and original book which I very much enjoyed.I decided to read it knowing nothing but the tagline and it was all the more enjoyable for it. Although I guessed the book’s premise within the first few pages, It was more about the journey than any twists or turns. There was plenty of tension, some fast-paced action and various emotional dliemmas. I also enjoyed the science, which was pitched at a good everyman level and just about believable.Crouch…

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