The Virus (Paperback)
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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 08/06/2020
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Initially published in 1982 as The Marburg Virus, Johnson's The Virusreveals uncanny parallels with the current corona virus: the outbreak of a mysterious and deadly disease, the origins of which are traced to a medical student infected by a green monkey. It features an epidemiologist as its hero and a desperate search for a vaccine...

Publisher: Black Spring Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781913606305
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 371 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A deadly pandemic, a randy epidemiologist and an idiotic US president are all ingredients in Stanley Johnson's fast-paced thriller that turns out to have been 40 years ahead of its time' - Patrick Kidd, The Times

-- Patrick Kidd * The Times *

'Mr. Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament and the father of Boris Johnson, clearly

knows all the drills. The author of 25 earlier works of fiction and nonfiction, he has a lifetime's expertise.'- The Wall Street Journal

* The Wall Street Journal *

'Johnson blends concerns about infectious disease, animal rights, biological warfare, and late Cold War politics

into an enjoyable adventure...
A well-told tale that should appeal to many.'

- Library Journal

* Library Journal *

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“Garbage”

Utter badly written tosh avoid it ,

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David Ormrod

“The virus by Stanley Johnson”

A very good and interesting read from the first page to the last hard to believe it happened 40 years ago

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