Darwin's Blade: A Novel of Suspense

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Harper Collins, Oct 1, 2001 - Fiction - 464 pages
17 Reviews

A series of high-speed fatal car wrecks -- accidents that seem. as if they may have been staged -- is leading Darwin Minor down a dangerous road. A reluctantexpert on violent ways to die, he sifts clues from wreckage the way a brilliant coroner extracts damning information from a victim's corpse. But the deeper hedigs, the more enemies he seems to make, and the wider the conspiracy seems to grow. Before long, he'll find himself relying on deadly resources of his own inorder to save his life -- and those of untold others.

  

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Review: Darwin's Blade

User Review  - Slingshot - Goodreads

Fairly average with long exposition not integrated into the story. I gather it's one of the author's first novels reprinted but also the first one of his I've read. The characters are thinly drawn but some of the action scenes showed promise. A decent enough airplane read. Read full review

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User Review  - Justin - Goodreads

Only Dan Simmons could write a book like this. A novel about an accident investigator that escalates to action to equal Tom Clancy in his prime? With a romantic sub-plot that actually causes you to ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
25
Section 3
43
Section 4
55
Section 5
72
Section 6
88
Section 7
103
Section 8
115
Section 16
248
Section 17
257
Section 18
280
Section 19
304
Section 20
323
Section 21
339
Section 22
359
Section 23
385

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
233
Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
437
Section 28
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About the author (2001)

Dan Simmons is the Hugo Award-winning author of Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion, and their sequels, Endymion and The Rise of Endymion. He has written the critically acclaimed suspense novels Darwin's Blade and The Crook Factory, as well as other highly respected works, including Summer of Night and its sequel A Winter Haunting, Song of Kali, Carrion Comfort, and Worlds Enough & Time. Simmons makes his home in Colorado.

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