Jeff VanderMeer’s AUTHORITY
John “Control” Rodriguez has been brought in to replace the previous Director of The Southern Reach who oversaw the previous expeditions. He needs to get up to speed on both the last expedition and what is happening within the clandestine organization which is The Southern Reach. As he begins his investigation and starts conducting interviews he unearths confronting truths about Southern Reach’s work as well as himself. A truth he is not sure he can trust especially when he may not even be able to trust himself.
While the perspective and tone shifts in this second book an ominous sense of dread remains permeating through the text. The hairs on the back of your neck will literally prickle as “Control”gets closer to unravelling, both the truth and figuratively.
While I can’t wait to read the next book I think I need a break to catch my breath and prepare myself for what I can’t only imagine will be a mind-blowing finale.
ISBN: 9780007553525 ISBN-10: 0007553528 Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) , Science fiction Format: Paperback (216mm x 135mm x mm) Pages: 352 Imprint: Fourth Estate Ltd Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publish Date: 6-May-2014 Country of Publication: United Kingdom