Ight be the only person who has read this so you ll probably be able to find it cheap in a remainder bin Which is a shame because it is such a good and imaginative book One that will stay with you long after you read it I have a thing for interconnected storytelling and no story can beat this one With 20 uniue characters with their own story line in connection with the stowaway and with other people it can be easy to become confused and frustrated with this connection with the stowaway and with other people it can be easy to become confused and frustrated with this Personally I love it because it is challenging and the ending truly is chilling if you ve connected all the dots I can see that this isn t a book for everyone but as thrillers go I haven t read one as good as this This is such a NC book Short chapters lots of negativity it s almost as if I wrote this except
I would have used a lot she crept across the creaky would have used a lot she crept across the creaky floor and she was a mother fucker or the harvest moon lit the damp moor It was a time for public drunks or people otherwise described as mother fuckers The theme of Blackbox is that the world has no strangers we re all related by some degree of separation That when you get on that flight to Memphis there is a chance that you could somehow know the pilot #Attention passengers we ll be flying at 30000 feet before I start fucking with the flight plan and blaming it #passengers we ll be flying at 30000 feet before I start fucking with the flight plan and blaming it turbulence So strap yourselves in because I m your pilot Neil Crossan Blackbox umps from storyline to storyline with enough twists to keep you interested in the short story But by the end you leave the book not really knowing any of the characters and frankly being kind of happy that you don t 510 Urg. Court transcripts Told in a shifting circular narrative the interwoven lives make up a olting and layered puzzle that builds to a heart stopping chilling climaxAn intelligent and invigorating novel with a bizarre menu of dysfunctional characters Blackbox is the story of an attempt to erase a life on ta. Hilling though a story thread about a blackbox
recording inadvertently winding up on side two of inadvertently winding up on side two of fear of flying self help tape falls strangely flat I was intrigued and wanted to kow how such a #Mix Up Could Occur The Format Is #up could occur The format is setting itself up as a backward countdown from 840 to one but the reasons for this become clear by the end And the big build up to a final confrontation on The Penny Lock Show has to be read to be believedNick Walker is a writer of vast imagination and appeal New writers ust should not be allowed to write this wellHighly highly recommended Blackbox is one of the best books I ve read all year Gave up on this one I couldn t handle the fragmented structure and wasn t convinced that the payoff would be worth the effort Shame Certainly entertaining and very original I can get behind the message we are all a mess and we are all connected somehow This is the complex and highly entertaining account of a group of people connected by a tragic event aboard an aeroplane in the 1970s Some are connected directly to the event others tenuously But all are fascinating in their own way all have their little uirks and in a long book all have a chance to shineIt s a sort of take on the six degrees of separation idea and I guess if you drew a diagram with all the characters on
It With Lines Showingwith lines showing connections between them the result would be the sort of horrendous tangled knot my What a wonderful weird odd book A fun sad disturbing read And yes it is possible to be all three If you like off beat slightly transgressive fiction then check this one out I think I Tly disparate group of people is connected whether intimately or by chance to the tragic death of a stowaway on board flight AF266As 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. ,
How is this not well known This is the craziest thing I ve ever read So exciting and fun and wild i loved every second A diamond in the rough I challenge anyone to find this in a bookstore not online Crazy book though it s six degrees of Kevin Bacon on crack I liked this book a lotIt reminded me of Magnolia You know how Magnolia had a whole bunch of characters and as the movie unfolded you began to notice the ways they were all connected Some of those connections were pretty subtle This book is a lot like that It concerns thirty or so characters and their connection be they obvious or subtle to an Asian woman who dies while stowing away on an international flightThe characters include A stewardess who helps the Asian woman board the plane and now feels responsible for her death An environmental terrorist who falls in love with a voice on the radio An actress who commits suicide to protect herself from her father An actor who pines for her suicide note fearing her death might have been his fault A comedian who blows his own brains out whenever an audience doesn t laugh A psychiatrist who needs to learn to speak in a Scottish accent because #He S In Love #s in love a woman who thinks it s his voice on the book on tape versions of his how to books A radio talk show host who vows revenge on a caller who called her a whore A mental patient posing as a psychiatrist A writer who breaks into people s homes to collect things to write stories about A woman who flies to prove that of all of her phobias fear of flying isn t one of themThe dialogue is hilarious and uick The story is plausible and 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 worseIn America and Britain and the sky in between an apparen.