Bienvenue chez nous!
Logo Ex Libris

Micro

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 448 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Michael Crichton (1942—2008) was the author of the groundbreaking novels The Andromeda Strain , ... Lire la suite
CHF 10.90
Habituellement expédié sous 2 à 3 semaines.

Description

Informationen zum Autor Michael Crichton (1942—2008) was the author of the groundbreaking novels The Andromeda Strain ,  The Great Train Robbery , Jurassic Park , Disclosure , Prey , State of Fear , and Next , among many others. His books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and have provided the basis for fifteen feature films. He was the director of Westworld , Coma , The Great Train Robbery and Looker , as well as the creator of ER . Crichton remains the only writer to have a number one book, movie, and TV show in the same year. Michael Crichton has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into thirty-eight languages; thirteen of his books have been made into films. Also known as a filmmaker and the creator of ER , he remains the only writer to have had the number one book, movie, and TV show simultaneously. At the time of his death in 2008, Crichton was well into the writing of Micro ; Richard Preston was selected to complete the novel. Richard Preston is the internationally bestselling author of eight books, including The Hot Zone and The Wild Trees . He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker . He lives with his wife and three children near Princeton, New Jersey. Klappentext In Jurassic Park , he created a terrifying new world. Now, in Micro , Michael Crichton reveals a universe too small to see and too dangerous to ignore. In a locked Honolulu office building, three men are found dead, covered in ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot. In the lush forests of Oahu, trillions of microorganisms are being discovered, feeding a search for priceless drugs. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, seven graduate students are recruited by a microbiology start-up and dispatched to a mysterious lab in Hawaii. There they are promised access to tools that will open a whole new scientific frontier. But once in the Oahu rain forest, the scientists are thrust into a hostile wilderness where they find themselves prey to a technology of radical and unbridled power. To survive, they must harness the inherent forces of nature itself. An instant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintage 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. Zusammenfassung In the vein of Jurassic Park , this high conceptthriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for amysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into the rainforest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them. Aninstant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintageCrichton fashion. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, thisboundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction tocreate yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment. ...

Auteur

Michael Crichton (1942—2008) was the author of the groundbreaking novels The Andromeda Strain,  The Great Train Robbery, Jurassic Park, Disclosure, Prey, State of Fear, and Next, among many others. His books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and have provided the basis for fifteen feature films. He was the director of Westworld, Coma, The Great Train Robbery and Looker, as well as the creator of ER. Crichton remains the only writer to have a number one book, movie, and TV show in the same year.

Michael Crichton has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into thirty-eight languages; thirteen of his books have been made into films. Also known as a filmmaker and the creator of ER, he remains the only writer to have had the number one book, movie, and TV show simultaneously. At the time of his death in 2008, Crichton was well into the writing of Micro; Richard Preston was selected to complete the novel.

Richard Preston is the internationally bestselling author of eight books, including The Hot Zone and The Wild Trees. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker. He lives with his wife and three children near Princeton, New Jersey.



Texte du rabat

In Jurassic Park, he created a terrifying new world. Now, in Micro, Michael Crichton reveals a universe too small to see and too dangerous to ignore.

In a locked Honolulu office building, three men are found dead, covered in ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot. In the lush forests of Oahu, trillions of microorganisms are being discovered, feeding a search for priceless drugs. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, seven graduate students are recruited by a microbiology start-up and dispatched to a mysterious lab in Hawaii. There they are promised access to tools that will open a whole new scientific frontier.

But once in the Oahu rain forest, the scientists are thrust into a hostile wilderness where they find themselves prey to a technology of radical and unbridled power. To survive, they must harness the inherent forces of nature itself.

An instant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintage 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.



Résumé
In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high conceptthriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for amysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into the rainforest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them. Aninstant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintageCrichton fashion. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, thisboundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction tocreate yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Micro
Sous-titre: A Novel
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780061776458
ISBN: 978-0-06-177645-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Harper Collins
Genre: Romans policiers, thrillers et horreur
nombre de pages: 448
Poids: 212g
Taille: H176mm x B108mm x T35mm
Année: 2012