Blackbox: A Novel in 840 Chapters Paperback – 1 Sep 2003
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'An original and well-received debut' -- Publishing News
'Bizarre, compelling and totally original in structure. Not only a dynamic debut but, more importantly, a cracking good read' -- Luton on Sunday
'Blackbox is an intense conceptual comic thriller. It's very skilfully done' -- Big Issue
'Brilliantly developed... Darkly comic' -- Independent
'Funny, black as soot and totally fascinating' -- Big Issue in the North
'Nicely judged blend of black comedy and mystery...morbidly funny' -- Leeds Guide
'Nick Walker's Blackbox is the best first novel I've read for a while: original, intelligent, compelling and written in perfect bite-sized chunks -- Patrick Neate, Guardian
'One of the year's outstanding debuts' -- Time Out
Admirable...moving -- Observer
Walker offers an active imagination, wild morbidity, a sense of Ballardian mythology and wonder... prose of pared distinction -- Guardian --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Nick Walker is a writer and performer with Talking Birds, a UK mixed-media production company. He lives under aflight path in Coventry, England.
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I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a cleverly put together and original story, with brilliant flashes of humour. Frequent and nervous fliers included.
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