The latest harrowing novel from the best-selling master of the medical chiller A seizure has to be one of the most frightening conditions known to the medical profession, and ever since publication of COMA (basis of an outstanding film) Dr Cook has been scaring us with his visionary insight into... show more
The latest harrowing novel from the best-selling master of the medical chiller A seizure has to be one of the most frightening conditions known to the medical profession, and ever since publication of COMA (basis of an outstanding film) Dr Cook has been scaring us with his visionary insight into the most alarming possibilities of his own profession. Long recognised as the master of medical thrillers, Robin Cook once again combines a fascinating scenario with cutting-edge suspense and the bold strokes of everyday reality.
Publish date: 2003-06-30
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
bookshelves: spring-2015, adventure, handbag-read, ipad, published-2000, seven-seas, e-book, tbr-busting-2015, abandoned, cardboard-characters, next, bettie-s-law-of-excitement-lost Read on May 09, 2015 Description: A mysterious transmission from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean leads a crew of...
When I started this review, I knew that I wanted to rate it 3.5 stars because it was good to a point. So, I started to list the pros and cons.Pros:The premise of the story is plausible.There is more than one storyline to follow.Robin Cook is a compelling author.Cons:I found myself skimming over num...
I've never read Robin Cook before, and this was not a good first start. The plot was rather shopworn -- humans stumble upon an utopian society only to discover it has what they consider a "dark side" and try to escape. It was like watching an episode of the original Star Trek, but at least those plo...
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Sadly, this is not one of Robin Cook's better works.Cook takes on the controversial world of stem cell therapy. "Seizure" handily debunks many of the myths about therapeutic cloning (as opposed to reproductive cloning), but the characters seem trite. First, there is Daniel. He's the egotistic MD/P...
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