Blackbox: A Novel in 840 Chapters by Nick Walker

Blackbox: A Novel in 840 Chapters

byNick Walker

Kobo ebook | March 18, 2014

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Cross a road, take a train, or get on an airplane and you put your life in the hands of a stranger -- every bit as screwed up, every bit as fallible and as human as you are. Then the person turns out not to be a stranger at all, and suddenly it's much worse.

In America and Britain and the sky in between, an apparently disparate group of people is connected, whether intimately or by chance, to the tragic death of a stowaway on board flight AF266.

As the action veers across countries and time zones, the stowaway's real identity is revealed through stolen black box recordings, answering machine messages, sitcom outtakes, and court transcripts. Told in a shifting, circular narrative, the interwoven lives make up a jolting and layered puzzle that builds to a heart-stopping, chilling climax.

An intelligent and invigorating novel with a bizarre menu of dysfunctional characters, Blackbox is the story of an attempt to erase a life on tape.

Title:Blackbox: A Novel in 840 ChaptersFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 18, 2014Publisher:HarperLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062039148

ISBN - 13:9780062039149

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME! I found this in a bargain aisle about 11 years ago and it was the best surprise. The sections are written in the perspective of various characters who's lives end up intertwining in the most bizarrely wonderful ways. It's funny, it's dark, it's uniquely presented, and it's a joy to read!
Date published: 2017-02-22