Under the Night

Alan Glynn

Under the Night is Alan Glynn’s masterpiece … if you liked Limitless, you will love this.’ STAV SHEREZ, author of The Intrusions

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‘A masterpiece.’ Stav Sherez, author of The Intrusions

‘A thrilling ride.’ Irish Times

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. . .

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.

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No one spins twenty-first-century facts into high-tech fantasies like Glynn.

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Glynn is one of the most inventive practitioners working in contemporary crime fiction.

Declan Burke, Irish Times
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Remarkable ... [he] has a knack for depicting a shifting reality.

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Under the Night is Alan Glynn's masterpiece. A wild, exciting ride through the secret history of America and a page-turning delight that grips tighter with each unfolding page. Glynn is a natural storyteller and an expert in generating tension, unease and dread. The best crime novel I've read this year. If you liked Limitless, you will love this.

Stav Sherez, author of The Intrusions

Alan Glynn is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, where he studied English Literature, and has worked in magazine publishing in New York and as an 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, and became a hit CBS…

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