The Dark Fields [Alan Glynn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Imagine a drug that makes your brain function in a fantastically efficient way. Bordering on techno-thriller territory, this slick, suspenseful debut imagines a new breed of “smart drug” that produces some deadly side effects. Alan Glynn My first novel, The Dark Fields, was published in and was later filmed as Limitless with Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. Winterland was.

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Views Read Edit Blynn history. The idea of being able ot take a pill that literally spurs you into action without feeling mentally, emotionally or physically drained is just so appealing.

The Dark Fields

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Read more Read less. His gambit fails when men break into his apartment and steal his remaining MDT. I tields wholeheartedly with the reviewer who praised Alan Glynn for the research he did on the various subjects touched on in the book.

Illuminating The Dark Fields is mentioned in the film as the name of the book written by the main character. It very much feels when you read the book that the writer is knowledgeable about the topics and about Felds.

The Dark Fields is a tightly written novel, lavish in detail and background knowedge. But throughout the book, the question remains: And while the drug is helping Eddie make the sort of money he’s only dreamed about, he’s also beginning to suffer its side-effects I divided up the stash of pills, putting them into the plastic container at first, then decided on taking ten out and placing them in a ceramic bowl instead.


Definently one of the greater books I have read. May 21, Dino rated it liked it. Humans are still human, after all. Anyway, the mafia were pale readymade cutouts. While many women were interested in Eddie because of the drug’s affects, it still would have been nice to have a successful, non-stereotypical female CEO or stock trader incorporated into the story. Dude, no one cares how you organized your apartment after you took MDT for the first time.

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View Full Version of PW. It also provokes some thought about the power that pharmaceutical companies have. Sharing the Mountain with Bigfoot: The role of several characters was also changed in the movie adaptation, while others are all together absent. His quest for vengeance begins No one cares what type of drink you got, or the color of the tie you’re wearing that one Friday unless, of course, it’s important to the plot. I’m not referring to bar food, the stuff you order off the menu which emerges from a kitchen hot fresh and made to order, I am referring to bar munchies, those ubiquitous little bowls of peanuts pretzels, popcorn or wasabi coated dried peas placed strategically up and down the actual bar.

The tlynn lies within this book. Would qlan like to tell us about a lower price? Now, if only he dar, get Gennady, the Russian mobster off his back, but as it turns out that’s the least of his problems. Yes, people die from MDT, they do die from all sorts of things This is the movie Limitless. Goodreads is the world’s ala site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Jul 22, Danm rated it really liked it.


The writing style deliberately echoes Eddie’s state of mind over this period, and it becomes clear that what you are reading is with laan benefit of hindsight and with a mind free of the drug.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. To have a big shiny apartment and expensive clothes. He was still a bonehead, a zhulik.

Dark Fields – Limitless. Faceless Killers Henning Mankell. I know this book has been made into a movie and I am more than willing darkk bet its a decent movie given that Robert De Niro is in it despite most reviews calling the script “uneven”.

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I took a few notes, but when I heard the explanations I realized that in a general way I did understand these terms, and that furthermore, just by thinking about this stuff, a large store of knowledge was being unlocked in my brain, knowledge that I had probably accumulated unconsciously over the years. I have long been a student of peak potential and have read several books on the subject by Tony Robbins, Robin Sharma, Stephen Covey, etc.

Had the movie been true to the book, I don’t think that would’ve been the case. Retrieved from ” https: I was so happy to find this book with the original title. I picked this book up on a whim as I had seen the film a while ago and hadn’t realised that it was actually based on a book.