State Of Fear
The undisputed master of the techno-thriller has written his most riveting -- and entertaining -- book yet. Once again Michael Crichton gives us his trademark combination of page-turning suspense, cutting-edge technology, and extraordinary research. State of Fear is a superb blend of... show more
The undisputed master of the techno-thriller has written his most riveting -- and entertaining -- book yet. Once again Michael Crichton gives us his trademark combination of page-turning suspense, cutting-edge technology, and extraordinary research. State of Fear is a superb blend of edge-of-your-seat suspense and thought provoking commentary on how information is manipulated in the modern world. From the streets of Paris, to the glaciers of Antarctica to the exotic and dangerous Solomon Islands, State of Fear takes the reader on a rollercoaster thrill ride, all the while keeping the brain in high gear.
Publish date: December 6th 2004
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 603
Edition language: English
This is a hard one to review, I'm going to spew a lot of words. I'm going to hide them behind spoiler tags so that my review will read better. This is a fictional book about climate change. Specifically, it's a fictional book that purports climate change to be fictional as well. DISCLAIMER: [s...
This one I'm not too sure about. Coming off of the high I got from Timeline I was expecting much more. There was still the element of "fact" and action, with a little romance thrown in. This one is all about global warming and whether it's a "thing" or not. A whole bunch of science jargon and argume...
State of Fear is part sci-fi, part thriller, part essay on environmentalism. There was some good and some bad in this novel. Philanthropist George Morton is planning on donating a large sum of money to an extreme environmentalist group until he learns about their methods, and gets more information a...
3.5 starsI can’t believe that I am sitting here thinking about this review while Hurricane Sandy’s imminence is being trumpeted just outside my door.Makes you think…..The story itself is about global warming. It’s a cautionary tale really. On the one hand you have some radical environmentalists/ s...
A real eye-opener, unless you already suspect or are one of the sheep being led to slaughter - a good story and great book.