Neuropath

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Macmillan, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Tom's life is not what it once was. His marriage to the beautiful Nora is on the rocks and he now sees his two young children only on her say-so. His best friend Neil has moved to California to teach neurology. He has one success - a book on human psychology. Tom wiles away the time trying to teach bored grad students. But that all changes when Neil comes back into his life. For it seems that Tom's best friend was working for the National Security Agency, cracking the minds of suspected terrorists. Now it is Neil himself who has cracked and gone AWOL - what's more, he has left behind evidence that he has been employing his unique skills on civilians - obsessed with the idea that he can control the human brain.

Thus begins a terrifying sequence of events as Neil starts to kidnap and mutilate people with a connection to Tom. He damages their brains and then releases them - often leaving them mad. But only when he gets near his ultimate target does he reveal the full horror of his plan . . .

 

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User Review  - theportal2002 - LibraryThing

Awesome book but pretty gruesome. If your an atheist you will love this book as it takes emotions and faith down to it's primal core. At times the book can get slow but then you are ripped from your seat by another unthinkable anti human murder. I would not have predicted the events in this one. Read full review

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User Review  - SonicQuack - LibraryThing

After finding Bakker's fantasy works rather long winded and dry, Neuropath begins at a refreshingly brisk pace. The scenes of horror portrayed by Bakker's neuropath are gruesome indeed, going that one ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1
CHAPTER TWO
20
CHAPTER THREE
36
CHAPTER FOUR
47
CHAPTER FIVE
70
CHAPTER SIX
100
CHAPTER SEVEN
119
CHAPTER EIGHT
142
CHAPTER TEN
178
CHAPTER ELEVEN
196
CHAPTER TWELVE
198
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
223
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
243
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
268
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
294
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
315

CHAPTER NINE
158

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About the author (2009)

R. SCOTT BAKKER is the author of The Darkness That Came Before, The Warrior Prophet, and The Ten Thousdandfold Thought. He lives in London, Ontario Canada.

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