Marc Elsberg

Marc Elsberg is a former creative director in advertising. His debut thriller BLACKOUT is a frighteningly plausible drama of a week-long international blackout caused by a hacker attack on power grids. BLACKOUT became an international bestseller and one of the most successful books of its kind in Germany and has been translated worldwide. The follow-up ZERO is becoming equally successful. BLACKOUT and ZERO became both ›Scientific Book of the Year‹. Marc Elsberg, born 1967, lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

“Fast, tense, thrilling - and timely: this will happen one day. Highly recommended.” Lee Child about Marc Elsberg’s Thriller BLACKOUT

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