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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
Sci-fi

Dark Matter

2016 BOTY FINALIST
Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Dark Matter!

by Blake Crouch

Quick take

The author doesn't just build a world: he builds a whole multiverse, with a very singular love story at its core.

Why I love it

In science fiction, world building is key—the best books are the ones in which the author creates a convincing setting, where there are exact rules and ways of behaving that make sense unto itself, no matter how far-fetched the overall concept. In _Dark Matter_, Blake Crouch doesn't just build a world: he builds a whole multiverse in which various versions of the world exist simultaneously, ...

Synopsis

"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 know...

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    August 2016