An astonishing discovery is made in the South Pacific, 1,000 feet below the surface of the water. A spaceship has been found resting on the ocean floor -- a spaceship at least 300 years old.Has it come from an alien culture? From a different universe?Four scientists -- an astrophysicist, a... show more
An astonishing discovery is made in the South Pacific, 1,000 feet below the surface of the water. A spaceship has been found resting on the ocean floor -- a spaceship at least 300 years old.Has it come from an alien culture? From a different universe?Four scientists -- an astrophysicist, a biologist, a mathematician, and a psychologist -- rush to the scene, and descend together into the depths of the sea to search for answers. What they find there only raises more -- and increasingly ominous -- questions.Ingenious and suspenseful, Sphere is Michael Crichton at the top of his form.Michael Crichton's bestselling novels include Airframe, The Lost World, Jurassic Park, and Disclosure. He is also the creator of the television series ER.Edward Asner won five Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Lou Grant -- first on The Mary Tyler. Moore Show and then on Lou Grant.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 12th 1988
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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.