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by Michael Crichton
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So many books, so little times
So many books, so little times rated it 3 years ago
I love Michael Chrichto (Juraissic Park) but Prey was poorly written and it kept me from loving it. I don't know whether this is because his writing has gone downhill or my standards have just changed.The premise is exciting enough (nano-robots gone rogue) but Chrichton keeps breaking the action to ...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it 3 years ago
I’m not knowledgeable about nanotechnology, so it wasn’t difficult to suspend disbelief regarding the science. I couldn’t overlook the enormous plot holes and badly written characters, though. I was curious enough to find out how the crisis resolved to finish the book, and I finished it fairly quick...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it 3 years ago
Synopsis: In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles -- micro-robots -- has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive. It has been p...
The Purple Book Monster
The Purple Book Monster rated it 6 years ago
It was an interesting read. It definitely caught my attention and kept it til the end.
ChelseaWriteNow rated it 6 years ago
kinda slow to get going and then... is it wrong that i think there should have been more death?
blub rated it 7 years ago
The story was an interesting and usually I like these types of books dealing with symbiotic. However I thought some of the dialogue was horrible and just felt fake (no, I don't mean the passages in which Julia or Ricky are trying to fool Jack). I also didn't like the way Jack was portrayed in the bo...
84, Charing Cross Road
84, Charing Cross Road rated it 7 years ago
Presa es puro estilo Crichton, ya que posee ese estilo de guion de cine muy común en él, además de conservar su capacidad de explicar lo científico de una manera que cualquiera pueda entenderlo y evitar que suene aburrido. En este caso especialmente con la nanotecnología, un tema que técnicamente nu...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 7 years ago
The narration is great on this audiobook but I have a few complaints. 1. I know we need to know some of the basics about nano-technology but this seemed way too much. I've read Crichton before so I'm familiar with his way of teaching you a little, but maybe it was the subject matter I didn't care...
Victoria Reads Books
Victoria Reads Books rated it 7 years ago
I purchased this book from a sale at Zellers along with 'Hide and Seek' by James Patterson (which I haven't read yet) in a 2/$5 deal + 10% off with an SPC card. Being familiar with Patterson's works, I took a bit of a chance with this one, having, well, never really heard of it.The brief blurb on th...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
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