A Case of Need
Publish date: 1993
Pages no: 319
Edition language: English
This is a real page turner and it's easy to see why it's the book that properly launched Crichton's career: it's full of detailed information about contemporary medicine but Crichton uses that detail to drive the plot, not to overwhelm the reader in minutiae (as some "techno thriller" writers do). T...
Not what I expected. Given that the central event of the book is an illegal abortion which resulted in the death of a woman, I had guessed that the characters would immediately settle down into a debate about morality. In fact, the book was written in the 1960s, before the US was divided to the pers...