Book Reviews of Crawlers

Crawlers
Crawlers
Author: John Shirley
ISBN-13: 9780345446527
ISBN-10: 0345446526
Publication Date: 11/4/2003
Pages: 400
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Del Rey
Book Type: Paperback
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Some kind of space craft lands in the ocean near San Francisco and the residents of the nearest town begin to undergo changes.
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Although this is a well-worn premise Mr. Shirley has succeeded in using it without being jaded.

A town which is the site of a top secret satellite crash. The army arrives and the towns people fight for their lives against the government ... and a bio-tech weapon out of control.

The characters are well written, as are numerous action scenes. Though it is really not new, it is still worth the read, with several page-turning sections.
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Book Description
In a secret government lab somewhere in Nevada, a young scientist cowers in darknesswaiting, listening, and calculating his chances of surviving the unspeakable carnage that has left him trapped and alone. Or almost alone.

Soon after, a covert military operation cleanses all traces of a top-secret project gone horrifically wrong.

Three years later, it begins againwhen the quiet of a warm autumn night in a sleepy California town is shattered by a streak of light across the sky, the thunder of impact, and the unleashing of something insidious. Spreading, multiplying, and transforming everything in its path, this diabolical intelligence will not be denied until the townsfolkand eventually, all living thingsare conquered. Until they are all crawling. . . .

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In a secret government lab somewhere in Nevada, a young scientist cowers in darkness?waiting, listening, and calculating his chances of surviving the unspeakable carnage that has left him trapped and alone. Or almost alone.

Soon after, a covert military operation ?cleanses? all traces of a top-secret project gone horrifically wrong.

Three years later, it begins again?when the quiet of a warm autumn night in a sleepy California town is shattered by a streak of light across the sky, the thunder of impact, and the unleashing of something insidious. Spreading, multiplying, and transforming everything in its path, this diabolical intelligence will not be denied until the townsfolk?and eventually, all living things?are conquered. Until they are all crawling. . . .
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From the book cover, "In a secret government lab somewhere in Nevada, a young scientist cowers in darkness--waiting, listening, and calculating his chances os surviving the unspeakable carnage that has left him trapped and alone. Or almost alone. . . "

Three years later it begins again. This one is for those of you who like technological thrillers. But there are heroes too. A fairly good read.
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In a secret government lab somewhere in Nevada, a young scientist cowers in darkness--waiting, listening, and calculating his chances of surviving the unspeakable carnage that has left him trapped and alone. Or almost alone. Soon after, a cover military operation "cleanses" all traces of a top secret project gone horrifically wrong. Three years later, it begins again--when the quiet of a warm autumn night in a sleepy California town is shattered by a streak of light across the sky, the thunder of impact, and the unleashing of somerhing insidious. Spreading, multiplying, and transforming everything in its path, this diabolical intelligence will not be denied everything in its path, this diabolical intelligence will not be denied until the townsfolk--and eventually, all living things--are conquered. Until they are all crawling...