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Non-Review: “Micro,” Michael Crichton and Richard Preston

I do a “non-review” when I couldn’t finish a book. I won’t review it on Amazon or GoodReads, but I don’t mind telling you here why I chose not to finish. If there’s one thing I’ve found over the years,

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"Next," Michael Crichton

Pros: Fascinating concepts; does a great job of exploring all the potential ethical problems inherent in messing with genetics Cons: A bit scattered; too many sub-stories; interconnections were a bit too convenient; some will want to skip over the dry

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"The Andromeda Strain," Michael Crichton

Pros: Riveting; fascinating ‘after the fact’ structure; interesting characters Cons: Not everyone will enjoy the hard-science approach Rating: 5 out of 5

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