Quintessence

Quintessence The Questioner Becomes The Answer To The Question Asked 2012 For One Man The World Will Soon End.Thirteen Years Ago Physicist Alexander Staalman Made A Terrible Choice That Ended The Life Of His Unborn Son Now, After The Death Of A Close Friend, He Is Haunted By Dreams Of A Lost Young Boy On A Lonely Beach, And By Visions Of Icarus Something Dark And Evil Is Stalking Both The Child And Staalman An Evil That Will Devour Both Their Worlds And As Staalman S Dreams Of The Child Become Intense, So His Waking Hours Become Increasingly Bizarre As Fanatsy And Reality Begin To Melt Into Each Other.Prepare Yourself For The Ultimate Trip Into The Meaning Of Existence And The Secret That Lies At The Heart Of The Universe. QUINTESSENCE by Andrew MeekI knew what to expect, because I had seen an early draft of this book when it was on HarperCollins website Authonomy I remember feeling ambivalent about it I could tell there was much going for it, but also things that bothered me.Now I have read the entire book in its final form, called Quintessence, and Andrew Meek has put together a really strong debut novel.Alexander Staalman, physicist, husband, grieving man, an altogether human character, takes us on a tour of QUINTESSENCE by Andrew MeekI knew what to expect, because I had seen an early draft of this book when it was on HarperCollins website Authonomy I remember feeling ambivalent about it I could tell there was much going for it, but also things that bothered me.Now I have read the entire book in its final form, called Quintessence, and Andrew Meek has put together a really strong debut novel.Alexander Staalman, physicist, husband, grieving man, an altogether human character, takes us on a tour of mental breakdown, quantum physics, cosmology, and the deepest questions possible what is this thing called Life, and how can we, conglomerat
The first several pages of this book were rather hard going for me, because the narrator is in such psychic pain But then it caught hold, I saw where it was going, and became invested in what would happen next.It s a philosophical novel initially I was comparing it with Nausea and with Walker Percy at his most introspective, later with The Raw Shark Texts , and very ambitious The title refers to what the narrator a physicist views as the state of absolute perfection and potential that e The first several pages of t
One man s reality is another s insanity What is real What is imagined The author takes us on a journey through science and spirituality that the reader won t soon forget A book not to be rushed through, but savored for it s ideas and o