Zig Zag

Zig Zag : A Novel

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While studying advanced physics at a prestigious European university, Elisa Robledo was invited to join a select research team on a secret project to manipulate String Theory. It was the opportunity of a lifetime for the eager young scientist-the chance to actually view monumental events from the far distant past: dinosaurs roaming the Earth, life during the Stone Age, the crucifixion of Christ. But on a remote island in the Indian Ocean, the team's experiments went horribly awry . . . and something terrible was awakened.

Now, years later, Elisa's former colleagues are dying, one by one. The nightmare they created by meddling with Time is taking a shocking and gruesome toll. And only by uncovering the sinister truth behind the science can Elisa hope to survive the dark, devouring forces that mean to destroy her and the world she knows.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 106.68 x 172.72 x 27.94mm | 22.68g
  • Harper
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0061193739
  • 9780061193736
  • 447,280

Review quote

"It never occurred to me that playing with time could have such terrifying consequences. This novel reveals them all." -- Javier Sierra, author of New York Times Bestselling The Secret Supper "Literate, savvy, tense, and thoughtful with plenty of atmosphere. It's a pleasure to read a Jose Carlos Somoza novel." -- --Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Templar Legacy and The Third Secret "Slices like a serrated dagger. Relentlessly paced, fiercely narrated, brilliantly clever, here is a thriller for the new millennium." -- --James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of Map of Bones and Black Order --James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of Map of Bones and Black Order "Magnificent...belongs on every thriller fan's must-read list." -- Booklist (starred review) "An ornate rumination on the razor-thin line between satisfying one's scientific curiosity and violating the laws of nature." -- Booklist (starred review) "...A scrupulously researched and terrifying scientific thriller...it's impossible not to be hooked." -- Miami Herald
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About Jose Carlos Somoza

Jose Carlos Somoza was born in Havana; his family moved to Spain when he was one, and he remains there today. A psychiatrist by training, he has won several awards for his novels, which have been published in thirty countries.
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1,186 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 26% (305)
4 38% (445)
3 24% (285)
2 10% (116)
1 3% (35)
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