Out of the Sun by Robert Goddard

 

“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.”― Niels Bohr

11 hours 55 mins read by Paul Shelley.

Blurb: The presumably childless Harry Barnett, living a quiet, aimless life in Britain, receives an anonymous call informing him that his son, a brilliant mathematician, is comatose. Worse, the son’s condition is probably not accidental. His notebooks are missing; people around him are dying under mysterious circumstances. Harry, introduced in Goddard’s Into the Blue, finds a new sense of purpose with the discovery that he is a father, and he begins to investigate what happened and why. The answer lies under layers of deceit, greed, fear, madness, and genius and leads Harry into unexpected byways…

HAH – many have read this since I last did – it goes in the ‘under 1000’ shelf now. If I remember rightly, this does suffer middle of trilogy syndrome…

LATER – ooo, how wrong I was in thinking this subsidiary, the passing of time can distort memory – I love the science conspirarcy here.

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”― Isaac Asimov

4* Into The Blue (Harry Barnett #1) (1990) – re-visit 2016
3.5* Out of the Sun (Harry Barnett #2) (1996) – re-visit 2016
CR Never Go Back

5* Past Caring (1986)
5* In Pale Battalions (1988)
3* Play To the End (1988)
4* Painting the Darkness (1989)
4* Take No Farewell (1991)
3* Hand in Glove (1992)
2* Closed Circle (1993)
3* Borrowed Time (1995)
TR Beyond Recall (1997)
4* Caught in the Light (1998)
4* Set in Stone (1999)
3* Sea Change (2000)
1* Dying to Tell (2001)
3* Days Without Number (2003)
3* Sight Unseen (2005)
2* Name to a Face (2007)
1* Found Wanting (2008)
TR Long Time Coming (2009)
TR Blood Count (2010)
WL Fault Line (2012)

3* The Ways of the World (The Wide World Trilogy #1) (2013)
WL Intersection: Paris, 1919 (2013)
TR The Corners of the Globe (The Wide World Trilogy #2) (2014)
WL The Ends of the Earth (The Wide World Trilogy, #3) (2015)

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