Publish date: April 12th 2012
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 541
Edition language: English
Wow, a nice surprise. Crichton's last book that I read, Next, to me, was an absolute turd. I threw caution to the wind and gave this a try, as I have read a couple of Richard Preston books in the past and enjoyed them. The result of this combined effort produced an imaginative, tight, page-turning t...
I read this about a month ago, and only now have I realized that this needs a better review from me. For a Crichton (or half a Crichton) novel, this really has a low rating. At first I couldn't understand why, because this really has to be one of my favorite novels.After reading a lot of reviews, I ...
Interesting concept let down by shonky prose, flat cliched characters and a plot that often broke the suspension of disbelief. Some of the botany and insect science was interesting, but the awful, unlikeable characters had me cheering inside as each one was eaten or butchered by the natural world. F...
There should be a law against authors finishing up other authors' books. It never ends well.But I do not think Richard Preston did all that much damage to the novel. In fact, from the unfinished introduction by Michael Crichton at the beginning of the book, Crichton appears to be in his preachy mode...
This book is stooooopid. I quit.
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