Next, Michael Crichton
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Author: Michael Crichton

Narrator: Dylan Baker

Unabridged: 13 hr 38 min

Format: Digital Audiobook (DRM Protected)

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 11/28/2006

Genre: Fiction - Suspense


Is a loved one missing some body parts? Are blondes becoming extinct? Is everyone at your dinner table of the same species? Humans and chimpanzees differ in only 400 genes; is that why an adult human being resembles a chimp fetus? And should that worry us? There's a new genetic cure for drug addiction—is it worse than the disease?We live in a time of momentous scientific leaps; a time when it's possible to sell our eggs and sperm online for thousands of dollars or test our spouses for genetic maladies. We live in a time when one fifth of all our genes are owned by someone else, and an unsuspecting person and his family can be pursued cross-country because they happen to have certain valuable genes within their chromosomes . . . Devilishly clever, Next blends fact and fiction into a breathless tale of a new world where nothing is what it seems, and a set of new possibilities can open at every turn. Next challenges our sense of reality and notions of morality. Balancing the comic and bizarre with the genuinely frightening and disturbing, Next shatters our assumptions, and reveals shocking new choices where we least expect.The future is closer than you think. Get used to it. Performed by Dylan Baker


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Reviews Write A Review

AudiobooksNow review by Kieran on 2007-05-10 16:26:26

Very Good Author, but this book was VERY disappointing. I would not reccommend this book at all.

AudiobooksNow review by Bruce on 2007-05-31 17:59:34

I had some pretty high expectations for this book having read some of Crichton's past novels. I must say that this lacked the adventure that his past works have included. The literary quality was still there, but I missed the suspense.

AudiobooksNow review by Cyndi on 2008-01-07 16:54:23

This book was so disjointed that there was nothing enjoyable about it. What a disappointment from an author who has given us many good stories.

AudiobooksNow review by Kathy on 2008-01-10 16:33:09

I was intrigued enough by the subject of this book to pick it up, but I was pretty disappointed. New characters were constantly being introduced while Chrichton was trying to educate me about genetic engineering. It wasn't until the last quarter of the book that I started to care about the few characters that I could latch onto. After I finished reading this book, I felt like I wanted to read it again. Not because I found it so enjoyable, but because I thought that a second read might enable me to put together all the puzzle pieces I had just uncovered. I decided it wasn't worth the effort.

AudiobooksNow review by LES,NY on 2008-05-04 11:00:06

I listen to audiobooks on my computer, this CD has certain chapters titled with which makes the file unreadable on my computer.

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