In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into the rain forest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them.
An instant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintage Michael Crichton fashion. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, this boundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction to create yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.
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Seamless. I could not distinguish Crichton’s writing from that of his successor-writer, Richard Preston...This story kept me turning pages. I zipped through over 400 pages in just a few hours.Read Full Review of Micro: A Novel
Preston has done an admirable job of weaving a seamless story from Crichton’s detailed notes...the writing keeps you engaged.Read Full Review of Micro: A Novel
It feels fully like something Crichton would have written...the characters are underdeveloped, and the research can be ostentatious.Read Full Review of Micro: A Novel
...no one ever read a Michael Crichton novel for the prose style...Richard Preston has done a fine job of maintaining the low standard.Read Full Review of Micro: A Novel
The authors go over the top sometimes, as when one character is swallowed by a bird...Heroic but improbable rescues ensue.Read Full Review of Micro: A Novel
The micro-world of dangerous ants and poisonous plants became much more fascinating thanks to Crichton and Preston.Read Full Review of Micro: A Novel
Micro is a truly immersive thriller, taking readers to a place they’ve probably never been before and showing them the true terrors that surround themRead Full Review of Micro: A Novel
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