Blackout: Tomorrow Will Be Too Late is a disaster thriller book by the Austrian author Marc Elsberg, described by Penguin Books as "a 21st-century high-concept disaster thriller".[2]

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Blackout: Tomorrow Will Be Too Late
Cover of the German edition (2012).
AuthorMarc Elsberg
Original titleBlackout – Morgen ist es zu spät
SubjectPower outage
PublisherBlack Swan
Publication date
Published in English
AwardsWissenschaftsbuch des Jahres 2012[1]
ISBN978-1784161897 (first edition in English)
Followed byZero – Sie wissen, was du tust 

Published in German in 2012, as of 2016 it had been translated into fifteen languages and sold a million copies worldwide.[2] The English version was published in 2017.[2]

The novel is about a European power outage due to a cyberattack. For realism the book is written on the basis of interviews with intelligence and computer security officials.[3]