Next (Paperback)Michael Crichton (author)
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The Number One international bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Congo and Sphere blends fact and fiction to create a near-future where genetic engineering opens up a whole new world of terrifying, page-turning possibilities...
Is a loved one missing body parts?
Are blondes becoming extinct?
Has a human already cross-bred with a monkey?
We live in a GENETIC WORLD. Fast, frightening - and potentially VERY lucrative. There are designer pets; a genetic cure for drug addiction; a booming market in eggs and sperm. But is there also a talking ape in Borneo? Has a 'master' gene for controlling others been found? Could an innocent man and his family be hunted cross-country because they happen to have certain valuable genes ...
Are you ready for what comes NEXT in Michael Crichton's stunning new thriller?
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 178 x 111 x 31 mm
Praise for Michael Crichton:
`One of the most ingenious, inventive thriller writers around... Another high-concept treat... written in consummate page-turning style' Observer
`This is Crichton on top form, preying on our fears about new technology and convincing us that we aren't half as afraid as we should be' The Times
`Mixing cutting-edge science with thrills and spills, this is classic Crichton' Daily Mirror
`Crichton masterfully maintains the suspense throughout the fast-paced story ... Prey will invade your nightmares for a long time to come' Time Out
`A satirical black-comedy thriller... Crichton writes likes Tom Wolfe on speed... completely brilliant...' Daily Mail
`Crichton pulls off a slick thriller at a cracking pace' Daily Telegraph
`Exciting ... a master storyteller' Sunday Telegraph
`Terrific fun. The pages whip by' Independent
`A gripping, impeccably researched thriller' Evening Standard
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Good all rounder, as with all Crichton books, it makes you think about the general state of society, and brings the issue of genetics and the repocussionsof medling to with nature to your attention, but in parts, the... More
Okay not Crichton's best book but still enjoyable, the storylines were a little bit confusing to begin with but once you get into the book it starts making sense. Wasn't a fan of all the newspaper clipping... More
Bit of a potboiler, but held my attention for a day or two. Easy Read. Facinating story in places and a bit far fetched in others. Generally a great read for holidays.
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