“a narrative that reminds its readers of the extent to which everyone who came after the LSD experiments, and the psychedelic sixties, is drawn to that story, but forever remains outside it
“a complex novel of impeccable pace, editing, and scene direction . . . compelling and potboilingly readable, a thriller-manqué.”
T. C. Boyle’s new novel opens with one of the most gripping chapters in contemporary fiction.