Oktober

Oktober

Stephen Gallagher / Feb 19, 2020

Oktober Perhaps the finest contemporary British thriller writer GQAn apparently fatal incident occurs when schoolteacher Jim Harper is skiing near a small research station owned by the giant multinational Ris

  • Title: Oktober
  • Author: Stephen Gallagher
  • ISBN: 9780312932053
  • Page: 374
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Perhaps the finest contemporary British thriller writer GQAn apparently fatal incident occurs when schoolteacher Jim Harper is skiing near a small research station owned by the giant multinational Risinger Genoud Even treatment with their new, untried and experimental superdrug cannot save his life Or so it seems For Jim Harper, though left for dead, has survived But Perhaps the finest contemporary British thriller writer GQAn apparently fatal incident occurs when schoolteacher Jim Harper is skiing near a small research station owned by the giant multinational Risinger Genoud Even treatment with their new, untried and experimental superdrug cannot save his life Or so it seems For Jim Harper, though left for dead, has survived But in the long haul back to health and sanity, he begins to realise that something terrible has happened to him Now the only way in which he can unravel the mystery in his mind is to go back to the point where it began to develop back to Risinger Genoud and their Oktober programme And Risinger Genoud are going to be very interested to see him.Oktober is a frightening journey into a world of greed and lies, a world in which the cover up is not only a way of life, but something planned ahead of time Step by horrifying step, Jim Harper unravels what has been done to him, and then designs the perfect act of vengeance, an act that teeters on the brink of madness In the best tradition of the international thriller and horror fields, Gallagher, author of the fine Valley of Lights, has created another blend of genres that shouldn t disappoint the deicated reader of either Is it still paranoia when everybody really is after you Gallagher answers that question with style, insight, and a riveting sense of suspense Oktober ranks among the best thriller horror novels of not just this year, but any year Mystery Scene His prose is clear and diamond sharp, his imagination dark and vivid a beautifully crafted novel of paranoia and shadowy horror Starburst Stephen Gallagher is a novelist and screenwriter, and creator of TV s Eleventh Hour Television adaptations of his novels Chimera and Oktober starred John Lynch and Stephen Tompkinson His most recent novel is The Kingdom of Bones If thriller reading were a sin, Stephen Gallagher would be responsible for my ultimate damnation His work is fast paced, well written, infused with a sense of dark wonder, and altogether fresh Dean R Koontz The finest British writer of bestselling popular fiction since le Carre The Independent

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      • Stephen Gallagher

        Stoker and World Fantasy Award nominee, winner of British Fantasy and International Horror Guild Awards for his short fiction, Stephen Gallagher has a career both as a novelist and as a creator of primetime miniseries and episodic television His fifteen novels include Chimera, Oktober, Valley of Lights and Nightmare, with Angel He s the creator of Sebastian Becker, Special Investigator to the Lord Chancellor s Visitor in Lunacy, in a series of novels that includes The Kingdom of Bones, The Bedlam Detective, and The Authentic William James In his native England he s adapted and created hour long and feature length thrillers and crime dramas In the US he was lead writer on NBC s Crusoe, creator of CBS Television s Eleventh Hour, and Co Executive Producer on ABC s The Forgotten Recent screen credits include an award winning Silent Witness and Stan Lee s Lucky Man.He began his TV career as a writer on two seasons of Doctor Who, and wrote two novelizations of his stories under the pseudonym John Lydecker Photo by Lisa Bowerman


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    1. I have to admit to being a tad diasppointed with this novel. The story has a huge amount of potential - Jim is injected with an experimental drug and is left for dead. He survives, but struggles with nightmares and hallucinations. He begins to relaise that the drug company are still tailing him and that the side effects are only going to get worse. But for me, it never really takes off from being a vaguely threatening thriller with a few sciency bits thrown in. I still have vague recollections o [...]


    2. 3 stars because i can't give it 3 1/2was very slow and boring to start out and maybe a bit over-dramatic but not quite halfway through it picks up and i couldn't put it down read from 3am to 8:30am to finish ite horror isn't really horror imo is more like thriller and suspense but not horrore books a little better than ok but not by much



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