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The Gone World

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
The Silence of the Lambs meets Interstellar. The terrifying, thrilling and ingenious science-fiction thriller from Tom Sweterlitsch. Film rights bought by Twentieth Century Fox with Neil Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) to direct.

'Thrilling . . . [a] dark, page-turning thriller' The Guardian

A murdered family. A missing girl. Time is running out...

1997. Shannon Moss of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is assigned to solve the murder of a Navy SEAL's family - and to locate the soldier's missing teenage daughter. When Moss discovers that the SEAL was an astronaut aboard the spaceship U.S.S. Libra - a ship assumed lost to the darkest currents of Deep Time - she comes to believe that the SEAL's experience with the future is somehow related to this violence.

Determined to find the missing girl and driven by a troubling connection to her own past, Moss must travel forward in time to seek evidence that will uncover the truth. To her horror, the future reveals that it's not only the fate of a family that hinges on her work; for what she witnesses is the Terminus: the terrifying and cataclysmic end of humanity itself.

'Edge-of-your-seat crime fiction that bends both time and mind. Think True Detective meets 12 Monkeys. Throw in the end of the world and you can begin to imagine where this gut-twisting tale will take you. This is cross-genre fiction at its best' Sylvain Neuvel, author of Sleeping Giants

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Thomas Sweterlitsch is a superstar. Right out of the blocks, he's managed to achieve what most authors never do: the creation of a world so complete-so sensually rich and emotionally authentic-that it reduces the real world to a pale impression." - Jesse Kellerman


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Used availability for Tom Sweterlitsch's The Gone World

Hardback Editions

July 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Gone World (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
ISBN: 1-4328-5337-6 / 978-1-4328-5337-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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February 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
ISBN: 0-399-16750-1 / 978-0-399-16750-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
ISBN: 0-425-27890-5 / 978-0-425-27890-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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December 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
ISBN: 1-4722-1497-8 / 978-1-4722-1497-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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February 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Gone World the Mmexp
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
ISBN: 0-525-53512-8 / 978-0-525-53512-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Random House USA Xex
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February 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
ISBN: 1-4722-1498-6 / 978-1-4722-1498-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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Audio Editions

February 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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February 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Kindle Editions

February 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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February 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Gone World
Author(s): Tom Sweterlitsch
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU