Sphere

Sphere

A Novel

eBook - 1987
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From the author of Jurassic Park , Timeline , and Congo comes a psychological thriller about a group of scientists who investigate a spaceship discovered on the ocean floor.

In the middle of the South Pacific, a thousand feet below the surface, a huge vessel is unearthed. Rushed to the scene is a team of American scientists who descend together into the depths to investigate the astonishing discovery. What they find defies their imaginations and mocks their attempts at logical explanation. It is a spaceship, but apparently it is undamaged by its fall from the sky. And, most startling, it appears to be at least three hundred years old, containing a terrifying and destructive force that must be controlled at all costs.

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1987.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307816481
0307816486
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (385 p.)
Additional Contributors: Axis 360 (Firm)

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rvirani
Jan 31, 2017

Simply a great read!

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kevinjtate
Dec 24, 2016

Disappointing pulp fiction. The story is well paced and compelling but in order to enjoy it you have to turn your brain off since it turns into a series of escalating events, each more unbelievable than the last.

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susan_findlay
Jun 15, 2016

My second favourite of Crichton's novels (after Airframe). This is another one that has me returning to reread it periodically. The first time I read it, I didn't see any of the twists or turns coming. Even now that I know them all, it's still a thrilling page turner.

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Twisted14
Nov 24, 2014

Excellent sci-fi thriller. Moves at a great pace and kept me entertained and guessing the whole way through, while also exploring some interesting scientific and psychological topics. It's the first Crichton book I've read and I think I'll be looking to read more.

Scaltro Mar 17, 2014

Crichton is the best. As always, it was full of interesting theories, kept me on the edge.

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rahmmie
Nov 30, 2012

This is such an entertaining book. A re-read for me, but I had forgotten how good it is. I really enjoy Crichton's style, he manages to entertain and educate at the same time. Definitely recommend this one

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RichardPaul
Feb 18, 2011

Sphere ---- by Michael Crichton c – 1987/(DVD c - ?). ---- Sci-Fi -Thriller/mystery ---- An excellent read! ---- The movie isn't bad: how you will visualize the story and theme by reading the book will be far better. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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