Next (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Welcome to our genetic world.Fast, furious, and out of control.This is not the world of the future--it's the world right now.

About the Author

Michael Crichton (1942 2008) was a writer and filmmaker best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of the TV series ER. Crichton sold more than 200 million books, becoming one of the most popular writers in the world. His novels have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and thirteen have been made into films. While studying at Harvard Medical School, Crichton wrote novels under the pseudonyms John Lange, Jeffery Hudson, and Michael Douglas (with brother Douglas Crichton). He published ten books under these names, including A Case of Need, which won the Edgar Award for Best Mystery in 1969. In contrast to the carefully researched techno-thrillers that ultimately brought him to fame, the Lange and Hudson books are high-octane novels of suspense and action. Written with remarkable speed and gusto, these novels provided Crichton with both the means to graduate at the top of his class and the freedom to remain anonymous in case his writing career ended before he obtained his medical degree.

Praise For…

“NEXT is one of Mr. Crichton’s more un-put-downable novels. Its emphasis is on excitement.”
-New York Times

“[Crichton’s] in top form with NEXT....There’s a lot to like and to scare you.”
-USA Today

“[NEXT] is a tribute to Crichton’s storytelling skill...the docmentation he sprinkles throughout the narrative teases us with speculation.”
-Los Angeles Times

“NEXT is a romp and a potboiler...a blockbuster science entertaining read.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

“Under Crichton’s imaginative scrutiny, body-part theft, the extinction of blonds and transgenic experiments...all loom on the horizon.”

“His plot, involving a score of main characters and a dozen different strands, defies summary but is completely brilliant.”
-Daily Mail (London)

“[Crichton] invites a mass audience irresistibly into some of the Most Important Conversations We’re Not Having.”
-Time magazine

“Crichton creates a series of fascinating dramatic situations that hold a reader’s attention right down to the last page.”
-NPR (All Things Considered)

“Crichton addresses complex contemporary issues...into thrilling reads.”

“Crichton has created a series of vivid, thought-provoking morality plays, presenting key questions engendered by genetic research.”
-Globe and Mail (Toronto)

“Crichton’s latest techo-thriller raises fascinating ethical questions.”
-Christian Science Monitor

“A compulsively readable beach book about the dawn of the biotech revolution.”
-National Review

“You realize what [Crichton]’s fictionalizing could be happening now, not “Next.” And that’s what makes it all so terrifying.”
-Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“As entertaining as anything he has written since Jurassic Park.”
-Dallas Morning News

“Read this book. It’s enough to scare the DNA out of you.”
-Baton Rouge Advocate

“NEXT will frighten, worry and amuse you, and keep you thinking long after its final words are read. Highly recommended.”

“A cracking plot with highly detailed research.”
-Sunday Telegraph (Australia)

“The writing is mentally sharp, with vignettes that make you wonder if you are reading satire or simply mild exagerration.”
-Houston Chronicle

“A satirical thriller that will have bookworms glued to their armchairs.”
-Denver Post

“(Crichton) is one of the most reliable purveyors of brain-engaged popular fiction at work today.”
-Sunday Express (London)

“It is devilishly clever...thoroughly enjoyable.”
-Aberdeen Press & Journal [Scotland]

“Crichton sets up mind-boggling scenarios. The pace and intrigue last to the final page.”
-News of the World (UK)

“A complex and credible extension of present reality into the realm of the imagination. A highly readable novel.”
-South China Morning Post

“NEXT is a page-turner, natuarlly; deft and dashing, eminently professional. ”
-Daily Telegraph (London)

“[Crichton’s] latest is in genetics and his literary success is assured.”
-Mail on Sunday

“[Crichton] is a punchy, modern storyteller. NEXT is a popular thriller worth serious reading.”
-Adelaide Advertiser

“A cracking dark tale about biotechnology and transgenics. Epic in style.”
-Birmingham Post (UK)

“(Crichton) carouses through the landscape of scientific development, presenting one frightening possibility after another. Michael Crichton isn’t for scaredybabies.”
-Daily News

“Wonderful...NEXT’s a regular romp.”
-Evening Standard (UK)

“Provocative and entertaining.”
-Calgary Sun

“NEXT is populated with blood-pressure-raising villains who will keep you turning the pages.”

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060873165
ISBN-10: 0060873167
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: November 13th, 2007
Pages: 547
Language: English