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Michael Crichton - Author

Michael Crichton was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER. Crichton graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College, received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, researching public policy with Jacob Bronowski. Crichton's first bestseller, The Andromeda Strain, was published while he was still a medical student. He later worked full time on film and writing. Now one of the most popular writers in the world, his books have been translated into thirty-six languages, and thirteen have been made into films.

Michael Crichton died in 2008.

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Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton
You've no doubt seen the film, but the book is so much darker it has to be read. This will scare you far more than any special effects because not only are Crichton's descriptions of this genetically engineered park terrifying...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/1998
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