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State of Fear by Michael Crichton
  

State of Fear

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State of Fear builds on the distinctive blend of fear, fantasy, and authentic cutting-edge science that Crichton is so famous for. But this is all we know as the book was published simultaneously around the world on the 6th of December and prior to that very little information was released. So read it now yourself and decide!

If you like Michael Crichton you might also like to read books by David Gibbins, Bill Napier and Richard Morgan.

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State of Fear by Michael Crichton

Once again Michael Crichton gives us his trademark combination of page-turning suspense, cutting-edge technology, and extraordinary research. STATE OF FEAR is a superb blend of edge-of-your-seat suspense and thought provoking commentary on how information is manipulated in the modern world. From the streets of Paris, to the glaciers of Antarctica to the exotic and dangerous Solomon Islands, STATE OF FEAR takes the reader on a rollercoaster thrill ride, all the while keeping the brain in high gear.

About the Author

Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER. Crichton graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College, received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, researching public policy with Jacob Bronowski. Crichton's first bestseller, The Andromeda Strain, was published while he was still a medical student. He later worked full time on film and writing. Now one of the most popular writers in the world, his books have been translated into thirty-six languages, and thirteen have been made into films.

He had a lifelong interest in computers. His feature film Westworld was the first to employ computer-generated special effects back in 1973. Crichton's pioneering use of computer programs for film production earned him a Technical Achievement Academy Award in 1995. Crichton has won an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer's Guild of America Award for ER. In 2002, a newly discovered ankylosaur was named for him: Crichtonsaurus bohlini.

Michael Crichton died in 2008.

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Publication date

6th December 2004

Author

Michael Crichton

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Publisher

Harper Collins

Format

Hardback

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780007181599

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