Dark Matter: A Novel

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Crown, 2016 - Fiction - 342 pages
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A mindbending, relentlessly surprising thriller from the author of the bestselling Wayward Pines trilogy

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"Are you happy with your life?"


Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious.

Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits.

Before a man Jason'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.

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.
 

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Loved this book! Fast-paced, thrilling plot in a sci-fi setting that isn't very different than our world. Similar to a Michael Crichton thriller, this felt like a sci-fi plot that could definitely ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaSHarvey - LibraryThing

DARK MATTER Blake Crouch MY RATING ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ PUBLISHER Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group PUBLISHED July 26, 2016 SUMMARY Jason Dessen has a great life in Chicago. He is in love with his ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
31
Section 3
51
Section 4
65
Section 5
109
Section 6
115
Section 7
150
Section 8
182
Section 9
186
Section 10
216
Section 11
235
Section 12
247
Section 13
297
Section 14
333
Section 15
341
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About the author (2016)

Blake Crouch is best known for the Wayward Pines trilogy, which has sold more than a million copies and was adapted into a prime-time event series on FOX. He lives in Colorado.

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