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Published by G. Routledge in London .
Written in English


  • Crichton, James, -- 1560-1585? -- Fiction.,
  • France -- History. -- Henry III, 1574-1589 -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Harrison Ainsworth.
ContributionsBrowne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
The Physical Object
Pagination353 p., [18] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16471143M

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“Crichton wrote this as an original screenplay and then directed it. There’s no book. What you feel in the film is there’s this larger world that he barely has time to explore. It leaves you breathless. Westworld goes from one f-king massive idea to the next. At one point in . Michael Crichton was born in Chicago in His novels include Next, State of Fear, Prey, Timeline, Jurassic Park, and The Andromeda Strain. He was also the creator of the television series ER. One of the most popular writers in the world, his books have been made into thirteen films, and translated in thirty-six languages. He died in Michael Crichton, in full John Michael Crichton, (born Octo , Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died November 4, , Los Angeles, California), American writer known for his thoroughly researched popular thrillers, which often deal with the potential ramifications of advancing of his novels were made into successful movies, most notably Jurassic Park (; film ).   First published fifty years ago, The Andromeda Strain redefined the science fiction genre, and immediately established Michael Crichton as one of the brightest voices in contemporary literature worldwide. "I love anything Michael Crichton writes."—Stephen King A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.