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State of Fear


The Number One international bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Congo and Sphere takes on global warming in this gripping and critically acclaimed ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.167

Disappointing Book

by Teal99 on Jun 29, 2009

I have liked Michael Crichton's novels in the past but I cannot say the same for this one. I knew going in that the novel focused on the non-believers in global warming and that interested me as an avid environmentalist. However, the book is so geared towards global warming being a mythical phenomenon ... More

by reb2253 on Jan 1, 2009

Interesting and sometimes factual (when footnotes are provided) book about the other side of the global warming argument. While not completely against the "green" movement; the book presents ideas as to the industry that the movement has become. More


worth the money

by skipmeblue on Nov 13, 2008

great book, i wish i could finish it in one sitting, work gets in the way. More


Topnotch thriller

by seamiles on Nov 10, 2008

This is a truly great read. Opened my mind to the facts about global warming and I learned lots of things I wasn't aware of before reading this. Crichton backs up the plot with an extensive bibliography - just in case you want to check the facts yourself. I found the story had a slow start but built ... More


Soapbox in fiction's clothing

by Trilless on Aug 3, 2007

On the whole I agree with the previous reviewer that this is a thought provoking look at the other side of the environmentalist issues that seem to plague our headlines. Crichton is well researched and it shows in the numerous footnotes.... which sadly made me a bit annoyed with one of the secondary ... More

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