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The Grid by Nick Cook

The Grid

Nick Cook

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Imprint: Bantam Press
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 14 Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781787632127

'Take a deep breath - you'll be holding it for a long time. A stunning thriller that grabs hold and never lets go' Terry Hayes, bestselling author of I AM PILGRIM'A stylish, riveting thriller' Daily Mail'An assured page-turner ...

  • The TimesBook of the Year
4 stars out of 5
16 Nov 2019

"a highly original, electrifying read"

Nick Cook, a British defence analyst, nails all the familiar elements of the Washington-based conspiracy thriller — crisis meetings behind reinforced doors, interrogations in hastily assembled plastic tents, Swat teams and black helicopters — but The Grid turns into something much more interesting, with Cain uncovering a clandestine programme exploring human consciousness. In less assured hands this could have seemed absurd, but Cook’s crisp, hard-boiled prose makes the outlandish feel alarmingly plausible. There are a lot of acronyms and names to keep track of, but this is a highly original, electrifying read.

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