Sphere Author:Michael Crichton ?Ingenious and beguiling.? ?Time?Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.? ?Los Angeles Times?Sphere may be Crichton?s best novel, but even if it ranked only second or third, it would be a must for suspense fans.? ?Miami HeraldA classic thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Cricht... more »on, Sphere is a bravura demonstration of what he does better than anyone: riveting storytelling that combines frighteningly plausible, cutting-edge science and technology with pulse-pounding action and serious chills. The gripping story of a group of American scientists sent to the ocean floor to investigate an alien ship, only to confront a terrifying discovery that defies imagination, Sphere is Crichton prime?truly masterful fiction from the ingenious mind that brought us Prey, State of Fear, and Jurassic Park.Sphere was made into a film directed by Barry Levinson, which starred Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson.« less
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ISBN-13: 9781501216831 ISBN-10: 150121683X Publication Date: 11/24/2015 Edition:MP3 Una Rating:
This was a fantastic page-turner of a book. I have heard mixed reviews of the movie, but I haven't seen it myself. In fact, I'd never even heard of the movie until I started reading the book.
If you like Dan Brown's books, especially "Deception Point", I think you'll enjoy this more. It is better written, but the pacing reminded me of Brown. It's an examination of a group of people cooped up together, under severe pressure (since they're deep underwater, that works on more than one level!). Which is exactly what Norman Johnson, the book's psychologist, is an expert on.
I usually don't get into science fiction, or Michael Crichton for that matter - but there was something compelling about the story in this book. The sphere is underwater and has a lifeforce all it's own.