Under the Night

ISBN
9780571316267
Published
04/07/2019
9780571316267
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
320

About the Book

1950s Manhattan: the CIA carries out a covert study of psychoactive drugs. Ad man Ned Sweeney is dosed with MDT-48, and finds his horizons dramatically expand. But how long can he maintain the extraordinary pace of his new life?

Sixty years later, all that Ray Sweeney knows of his grandfather’s life is that he committed suicide. But then Ray meets a retired government official, who claims he can illuminate the truth behind Ned’s death.

Both a sequel and a prequel to The Dark Fields, which was adapted into the hit movie Limitless, Under the Night explores the seductive power and dangers of unlocking the human mind.

1950s Manhattan: the CIA carries out a covert study of psychoactive drugs. Ad man Ned Sweeney is dosed with MDT-48, and finds his horizons dramatically expand. But how long can he maintain the extraordinary pace of his new life?Sixty years later, all that Ray Sweeney knows of his grandfather’s life is that he committed suicide. But then Ray meets a retired government official, who claims he can illuminate the truth behind Ned’s death.Both a sequel and a prequel to The Dark Fields, which was adapted into the hit movie Limitless, Under the Night explores the seductive power and dangers of unlocking the human mind.
  • Alan Glynn

    Alan Glynn is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin. He has worked in magazine publishing in New York and as as EFL teacher in Italy. His debut novel, The Dark Fields, was released in 2011 as the hit movie Limitless, which went to # 1 on both sides of the Atlantic. His most recent novel, Bloodland, was the Irish Crime Fiction Book of the Year 2011 and was Edgar nominated in the US.

“A masterpiece . . . The best crime novel I’ve read this year.”
- Stav Sherez, author of The Intrusions
“A thrilling ride through the darker pages of recent American history.”
- Irish Times 'Best Crime Fiction of the Year'

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