• "THE TECHNOLOGISTS combines everything I love in a thriller: fascinating history, science, and a frightening mystery that demands to be solved. Matthew Pearl is one of my must-read authors. He never fails to intrigue and thrill"

    Tess Gerritsen
  • "An ingenious, sometimes terrifying, historical thriller"

  • "Vivid…frightening… The Technologists is a marvel"

    Washington Post
  • "Pearl takes an unusual subject for a thriller and seamlessly weaves historical research and his own inventions into a satisfying story"

    Sunday Times
  • "The social background is intriguing ... recommended"

    John O'Connell, Guardian