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Dark Matter - Blake Crouch

Dark Matter - Blake Crouch
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This is № 231 of an exclusive edition of only 500 copies

Title: Dark Matter

Author:  Blake Crouch

ISBN:  9781447297567

Weight:  853g

Numbered and signed first edition, first printing

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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

‘Are you happy in your life?’

Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious.
Before he wakes 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, my friend.’

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 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 science-fiction thriller about choices, paths not taken, and how far we’ll go to claim the lives we dream of.

Peer & Press Reviews

Blake Crouch’s Dark Matter is a mind-bending thriller of the first order, not merely a rollicking entertainment but a provocative investigation into the nature of second chances.  I dare you to put it down, because I sure couldn’t.

Justin Cronin, author of The Passage Trilogy

Terse prose, strong characterisation and clever twists make for a quick, smart, engrossing read.

Financial Times

Dark Matter is the kind of book the word “thriller” was coined for – it’s a shooting star through multiple genres, posing fundamental questions about identity and reality before revealing itself as, at its core, a love story.

Joseph Finder, author of Guilty Minds

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Title: Dark Matter
Author:
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Edition / printing: First edition, first printing
Edition background:

This numbered edition of just 500 copies was commissioned by a leading London bookshop working in association with the publisher.

Each book has a tipped-in authentication page, directly before the title page, that confirms the book’s number.  This page also gives the title, the author’s name, the name of the publisher and the month / year of publication.

This exclusive edition’s distinctive black sprayed page edges and red ribbon marker single it out from the ‘limited’ trade edition.

Book number: 231 of 500
Overall condition: Very Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed: On the number authentication page
Book Stats
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Imprint: Macmillan
Publication date:
Printed by: CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13: 9781447297567
ISBN 10: 1447297563
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 340
Size (h x w x d): 241 x 162 x 33mm
Design Credits
Author photograph: Paul Pennington
Jacket image: Shutterstock
Ch. opener images: agsandrew / Shutterstock

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