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Crisis

by Robin Cook

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Crisis by Robin Cook
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2006
    480 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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The inventor of the medical thriller shows us a healer's dark side: the terrifying story of a doctor who plunges into a web of corruption and lies.

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"The choice to reveal early on that Bowman and Stapleton will become bitter enemies lessens the suspense, while the climax....will annoy some." - Publishers Weekly.

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Darksyd

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The book goes of to a very slow start and stays that way for a long time. There are many holes in the story that are not filled throughout the book. In one word I would describe it as - uninteresting

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Robin Cook Author Biography

Doctor and author Robin Cook is widely credited with introducing the word "medical" to the thriller genre, and thirty years after the publication of his breakthrough novel, Coma, he continues to dominate the category he created. Cook has successfully combined medical fact with fantasy to produce a succession of New York Times bestsellers, including Outbreak (1987), Mindbend (1988), Mutation (1989), Harmful Intent (1990), Vital Signs (1991), Blindsight (1992), Terminal (1993), Fatal Cure (1994), Acceptable Risk (1995), Contagion (1996), Chromosome 6 (1997) and Toxin (1998) and many others.

In each of his novels, Robin Cook strives to write about the issues at the forefront of current medical practice. To date, he has explored issues such as...

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