"A page-turner...Chichton's writing is cinematic, with powerful visual images and nonstop action. This book should come with hot buttered popcorn."NEWSWEEKA group of American scientists are rushed to a huge vessel that has been discovered resting on the ocean floor in the middle of the South... show more
"A page-turner...Chichton's writing is cinematic, with powerful visual images and nonstop action. This book should come with hot buttered popcorn."NEWSWEEKA group of American scientists are rushed to a huge vessel that has been discovered resting on the ocean floor in the middle of the South Pacific. What they find defines their imaginations and mocks their attempts at logical explanation. It is a spaceship of phenomenal dimensions, apparently, undamaged by its fall from the sky. And, most startling, it appears to be at least three hundred years old...."The suspense is real."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWFrom the Paperback edition.
Publish date: May 12th 1987
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Pages no: 385
Edition language: English
I'm reading Nick Cutter's upcoming horror novel [b:The Deep|22119322|The Deep|Nick Cutter|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1404527251s/22119322.jpg|40713268] right now and it's reminded me of how much I enjoyed Sphere, Michael Crichton's best novel. It was my favorite book when I was a kid. I remember ...
I never though I'd say it, but there. You wont miss anything. It's not that the book is bad. Writing is serviceable, and plot is interesting and moves. But it's the kind of story that is better served by a speedy delivery. It lacked most of the punch of the movie. One of the aspects that flagged...
One of the fun things about reading is coming across echoes of other books you've read. I recently finished After Worlds Collide, and in one scene, a couple of characters discover a kind of plaque or road marker left by an alien civilization. On it is a design; not words or any real picture, just a ...
Never dreaded any chapter, and that's pretty rare for me. I mostly just browse through a chapter of a book because it becomes boring or seem useless to me. Sphere on the other hand was very consistent, consistent with suspense. You never know what could happen next and there were a lot of twists in ...
I did not care for this book. Really bad science and a weak story. That the book is better than the movie is only telling thing about the movie.