Prey by Michael Crichton

Into the Wild

Read Prey Online Free - In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles -- micro-robots -- has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive.

It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour.

Every attempt to destroy it has failed.

And we are the prey.

Title : Prey
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ISBN : 0061015725
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 507 pages


Diane rated it ★★★☆☆

September 20, 2017

Good read! very intriguing with the addition of a little mystery,plot twists & turns into the storyline then maybe its a bit of uncertainty towards the ending because this story do have a continuation vibe..well written (paperback!)

Matthew rated it ★★★★☆

September 21, 2017

Crichton is pretty much the king of speculative science fiction. From dinosaurs, to diseases, to genetic engineering, to, in the case of Prey, nanotechnology. If you read a Crichton book and don't say to yourself, "Damn! Science is scary!", then you missed the point. This was not my favorite book...

Apatt rated it ★★★★☆

July 23, 2017

“We think we know what we are doing. We have always thought so. We never seem to acknowledge that we have been wrong in the past, and so might be wrong in the future. Instead, each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking by less able minds—and then confidently embarks o...

Zoeytron rated it ★★☆☆☆

October 28, 2014

Artificial intelligence morphing into artificial life, threatening life as we know it. Nano-bots and their hive mentality, swarming and learning. Sounds like a winner, but it didn't even reach mediocre for me. The uber-thin characterizations capped it. I remember liking this author's Jurassic Par...

Shandra rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 10, 2015

DNF at page 175/369. Dear book, It's me, not you. I was really into you in the beginning, but you lost me when you got too technical. That's when I lost my interest in you. There was no coming back from that. While I found your premise fascinating and terrifying at the beginning, after you lost me...

peiman-mir5 rated it ★★★☆☆

July 18, 2016

دوستانِ گرانقدر، داستان در موردِ مردی به نامِ <جک فورمن> است که برنامه نویس است و مسئول امنیت شبکه در شرکتی مطرح میباشد... سه فرزند دارد، یکی نوزاد دختر و دیگری پسری 8 ساله و دختری 14 ساله و زنی به نامِ <جولیا> دارد و داستان در این کتاب از زبانِ خودِ <جک> بیان میشود مدیر شرکت و یک...

David P. rated it ★★★★★

March 01, 2009

I remember I first learned that Jurassic Park was actually a book - that was sometime last year. Well, I read it this year, and Jurassic Park turned out to be one of the best books I've ever read. And then I saw Prey by Michael Crichton (the genius behind Jurassic Park) and figured "There's no wa...

Paul rated it ★★★☆☆

August 17, 2016

It was always going to be asking too much to go 3 for 3 (5 star ratings for both Jurassic Park and Timeline). This was still a fairly entertaining book. I think the science was there, for some reason Crichton fails to add in the element of horror or fear. This results in a big 'So, what?' factor....

Philip rated it ★☆☆☆☆

January 01, 2012

I used to love Crichton. I got on a kick in high school where I read Jurassic Park, Terminal Man, Andromeda Strain, and Congo, and I liked them all. The stories and characters were overused stereotypes, but I always felt like I learned something because Crichton did such thorough research. The las...

~Bellegirl91~ rated it ★★★★★

October 20, 2017

(David and Jack talking about the rogue micro-robotic swarm outside the facility) Jack: "...So what you're telling me is that this swarm reproduces, is self sustaining, learns from experience, has collective intelligence, and can innovate to solve problems." David: "Yes." Jack: "Which means for all...

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