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Fiction Literary

The Society of Experience

by (author) Matt Cahill

Publisher
Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.
Initial publish date
Oct 2015
Category
Literary, Suspense, Time Travel
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781928088042
    Publish Date
    Oct 2015
    List Price
    $22.00

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Description

When his father - a distinguished writer - unexpectedly passes away, Derrick van der Lem's insulated world implodes, leaving a much stranger and crueler place than the one he knew. In the midst of his downward spiral, the mysterious Society of Experience asks him to take part in a baffling science experiment involving time travel, with the possibility of changing his life and pulling him out of his rut. When the experiment begins to untangle, Derrick finds himself out of his depth and in the middle of a nightmare, with only the company of a beautiful stranger to steer him from chaos to heartbreak. Meanwhile, who are the society, and what are their true intentions for Derrick? Is time travel real, or is it yet another contrivance the Society has invented?

Part Philip K. Dick, part mystery, The Society of Experience is an inventive, fast-paced story of a man's journey for a better future through streets, alleyways and deserted buildings.

About the author

Contributor Notes

Matt Cahill is a Toronto-based author and psychotherapist. He writes novels, short fiction and essays, and has contributed work to Ryeberg, BlogTO and Torontoist. His short story, "Snowshoe," appeared in September 2014 with Found Press.

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