The Terminal Man

The Terminal Man

Large Print - 1988 | Large print ed.
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The classic thriller and "New York Times" bestseller is reissued with a new look. Prone to violent seizures, Harry Benson undergoes an experimental procedure that implants electrodes in his brain, sending soothing pulses to the brain's pleasure canyon. However, Harry learns how to control the pulses and increase their frequency. Harry then escapes--a homicidal maniac loose in the city--and nothing will stop his murderous rampage. Reissue. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Leicester, Eng.: Charnwood, c. 1988, 1997.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9780708989654
0708989659
Branch Call Number: CRICH
Characteristics: 288 p.

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RandomPainterGirl
Jul 23, 2015

It was an entertaining read, but it falls short to other of Crichton novels.

Characteristic to Crichton's novels (The Andromeda Strain and Next come to mind) the conflict and shocking turn of events culminate in a drastically flat ending. However, the thrill in this novel is not quite the edge-of-my-seat feeling I've come to know and love from Crichton and fails to build to that halt of an ending.

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rahmmie
Nov 19, 2012

I thought this book was excellent. Well-paced, well-researched, great plot, and then it got to the end and it undid in the last 2 or 3 pages all of great work done before. I'm still shaking my head at how it almost felt like the author said to someone "okay, I'm tired, just write whatever to finish the book"

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RichardPaul
Feb 18, 2011

The Terminal Man ---- by Michael Crichton c - 1972. ---- Thriller! ---- A good read! ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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Feb 18, 2011

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