Category Archives: Michael Crichton

Book Review: “Pirate Latitudes” by Michael Crichton

Genre: Thriller Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers “Pirate Latitudes” was found as a complete manuscript after Michael Crichton’s death in 2008. I have read a lot of bad reviews of “Pirate Latitudes” and, foolishly, let those reviews stand in the way of my reading it in a timely manner. “Pirate Latitudes” is a terrific read! A linear story where the main character,

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"Next" by Michael Crichton

Genre: Thriller Rating: 3.5 Water Towers Reality meets fiction. I was watching KCRA-TV (Sacramento, CA) this past Friday morning when they aired a segment featuring genetically altered cats that glowed in the dark (fluorescent). As he did with State of Fear and global warming, Michael Crichton tackles another controversial topic raising awareness of genetic testing, inter-species combining and testing in

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"Airframe" Book Review

“Airframe” by Michael Crichton Genre: Thriller   “So now day-to-day life is false, and the media image is true. Sometimes I look around my living room and the most real thing in the room is the television. It’s bright and vivid, and the rest of my life looks drab. So I turn the damn thing off”. Make no mistake, “Airframe”

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