Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Fahy’s imaginative debut puts a fresh spin on the survival-of-prehistoric-beasts theme popularized. Fragment (Random House, ), is a science-based thriller by bestselling author and screenwriter, Warren Fahy. The novel focuses on a crew of young. Fahy’s imaginative debut puts a fresh spin on the survival-of-prehistoric-beasts theme popularized by Jurassic Park. When members of the.
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Other books in the series. I truly enjoyed reading Fragment and hope the sequel which the author is calling Pandemonium comes out in the not to distant future. Geoffrey also studies the reproductive strategies of various organisms and how the predator-prey relationship may have caused the evolution of sexual reproduction.
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It’s a perfect entertaining summer read. Where do I start? The only reason I finished this book at all was because I am a cheap person and, aarren such, I felt that not finishing it would be like throwing 8 one dollar bills in an ash tray and setting them ablaze. I can go on, but I’ll just finish with: Often I go into novels with expectations. I recognized all of the character-types, and found some of the plot surprises not all that surprising, but frgment in itself shouldn’t put you off if your in the mood for a fast paced adventure that doesn’t tax the mind too much.
A book so original, exciting, accessible and informed on subjects darren are of obvious importance to the world.
Fiction Book Review: Fragment by Warren Fahy, Author . Delacorte $25 (p) ISBN
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The first half of the book was filled with scientific information that is need as background to set up the plot for the rest of the book.
Fahy has one of his protagonists, Warreen Hole biologist Geoffrey Binswanger, offer an interesting hypothesis connecting the life expectancy of faby to their reproductive strategies, and this plays a role in the credibility of Fahy’s creatures.
Cato sacrifices himself and at the same time, the same mysterious creature that had been watching StatLab and tried to rescue Dante as well as rescuing Andy and Copepod saves the group by killing off the larger predators to start a feeding frenzy. While I did enjoy this book, I do have a fear of anything bug-like especially spiders and so if this is ever made into a movie I know that I will be scared silly watching it.
Sorry if that warreb sounds harsh, but I bought this as a summer vacation read and really wanted to like it – to get lost in those pages. With sagging ratings, the ocean exploration reality show Frayment desperately needs a boost before the network cuts their one-year voyage short. The book starts off with a trip to an uncharted island, untouched by civilization, until a group of scientists being filmed for a reality show set foot on the mysterious island.
I tend to hold even potboiler novels to a higher standard than I do any old dumb movie. For a director dying for drama, a distress call from Henders Island—a mere blip on any radar—might be just the ticket. Retrieved from ” https: But then suddenly the military intervenes and the government shuts down your broadcast, and then what do you do? It has the three-act structure of a screenplay. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.
The momentum comes to a full stop when the narrative suddenly becomes more interested in describing every new character in full reality show terms – their appearance and clothing in excruciating detail, their Personality Type. The studies will not only learn about the Hendersian wildlife but also find out how much of a threat it would pose to the world if any of it was taken to the mainland.
It’s an innovative and delightfully thorough concept that readily raises one’s hackles through being evolutionarily provocative on a scale as rare as the Henders Island denizens.
Won this book in the Goodreads Giveaway. Loved acts one and two, but act three, not so much.
Destined for the next book fair I find and Lord help the poor person wadren buys it. Even so, it was a fun read and well worth one’s time.
This island, however, is even less hospitable to unwary sailors and clueless tourists than the next island over, which would be Cthulhu’s R’lyeh.
Pandemonium – Warren Fahy
I’m not sure how probable fratment scientific side of this story is, but it certainly made for an exciting read. When he turns up, you know more or less what will happen, unless you’ve been living on a deserted South Pacific island yourself all your life. Views Read Edit View history.