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Micro
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
14 posts | 34 read | 11 to read
In a locked office building in Honolulu, three men are found dead, with no sign of struggle except for ultrafine, razorsharp cuts covering their bodies.In the lush rain forests of Oahu, groundbreaking technology has ushered in a revolutionary era of biological prospecting. Here seven brilliant graduate students, recruited by a pioneering microbiology start-up company, are thrust into a hostile wilderness that reveals profound and surprising dangers at every turn. Prey to a technology of radical and unbridled powerarmed only with their knowledge of the natural worldthey must harness the inherent forces of nature itself to survive.Melding scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction in vintage Michael Crichton fashioncompleted by visionary science writer Richard PrestonMicro is an instant classic of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.
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Andrea Ardito
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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Just found again this book. I do not know what to do: I always loved Crichton, but some friends of mine told me this book is not good as Congo or Jurassic Park, so now I am in doubt.

What do you believe? Should I give it a try?

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Alicepondpoe
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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Bailedbailed

I tried really hard to like this as it was was my first Michael Crichton book. It gets bogged down in the specific details of the students experiments and the Nanigen technology. I was skimming past quiet a few paragraphs. It also felt sloppily written, using the last names of the characters every other sentence or so. I really wanted to like this book, I've only bailed on a handful of books in my life, but halfway in I still couldnt like it.

Megabooks This is like the worst Crichton. My fav is 7mo
Alicepondpoe @Megabooks I'll get Timeline next time I'm at the library and give it a go. It sounds super interesting. 7mo
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Alicepondpoe
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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I'm feeling lousy with depression lately. Can't seem to snap out of it. This is my first Michael Crichton novel, I've heard good and bad. I keep setting it down and just staring at it thinking "I sure do want to read you"

Reggie I hope you feel better! 7mo
Traci1 I hope you can find some enjoyment in the book. I love Crichton, though I've never read that one. 7mo
Alicepondpoe @Reggie thank you. @Traci1 I'm trying, I keep reading a few pages then I set it down. 7mo
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RamsFan1963
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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Mehso-so

It makes me sad that this has to be the last book I'll read by Michael Crichton, because I've enjoyed so many of his books in the past, and sadly this one isnt up to snuff. The shrinking science is never really explained, and that annoyed me. Something about magnets and compression waves. I expected more

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ToriE18
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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My #BookHaul from my towns local library book sale. All books are $1! I love book sales 😊

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RamsFan1963
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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I'm wearily approaching this novel, knowing Crichton died before finishing it. Will it be good like Next or lame like Pirate Latitudes?

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Phlamboyant
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston

One of these authors doesn't want you to forget that the characters have last names. Just in case you do, they are mentioned several times a chapter, if not several times a page.

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Phlamboyant
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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I'm a little wary picking up this last book of Chrichton's, as I am most books completed by secondary authors, but map! There's just something about a #bookmap.

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DMC_run8
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
Mehso-so

The ending was a bit confusing. Found out later that the book was finished by another author. Crichton's other books are much better.

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yvil
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
Pickpick

What drew me to this book was the setting. I lived in Hawaii and loved it there. So seeing a map of Oahu and having the book take place up in Tantalus and the Pali, places I often found myself hiking and hanging out, definitely piqued my interest. Definitely did not disappoint. Amazing book! ....... mid2016

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katcalvin
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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When you can't decide which books to take on your three day trip to Las Vegas...

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HotMessJess
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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Pickpick

#AugustPhotoChallenge My favorite collab- sadly done because the world lost an incredible author, is Micro. A fun, fast collab by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston. I associate Micro with our fam's Lake Tahoe cabin, sunshine and of course Hot Mess Jessness. #mountainsfordays

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Classic_Wirginia
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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I had to fight to not buy more books since I only had a little cash on me. Crichton and Gladwell's books have been a staple for a few years and I've never read a bad one.

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HotMessJess
Micro | Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
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Mehso-so

Throwing it back today- husband also catching me in my natural habitat- reading on our deck, taking a break. Micro was great, but the moment Crichton stops, the book changed. Would recommend, definitely a lot of twists! Always loved his writing though. Fond memories associated with this book!