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Pan Macmillan, Dec 12, 2011 - Fiction - 560 pages
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'Like John Grisham and Patricia Cornwell, the author, a practising doctor from Florida, mines his professional life for clever plots and gruesomely convincing details' (DAILY MAIL).

A seizure has to be one of the most frightening conditions known to the medical profession, and ever since publication of COMA (basis of an outstanding film) Dr Cook has been scaring us with his visionary insight into the most alarming possibilities of his own profession.

Long recognised as the master of medical thrillers, Robin Cook once again combines a fascinating scenario with cutting-edge suspense and the bold strokes of everyday reality.

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User Review  - dysmonia - LibraryThing

I mistook Robin Cook for Michael Palmer and ended up grabbing this gem off the New Books cart at the library. The concept was promising, but the plot was poorly executed. In terms of the writing, here ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mrsbaty - LibraryThing

I've been a big fan of Robin Cook for years but this is one book I could have done without. First, I didn't realize that I should have read "Shock" before I read this one so I'll just recommend that ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Doctor and author Robin Cook is widely credited with introducing the word ‘medical’ to the thriller genre, and over twenty years after the publication of his breakthrough novel, Coma, he continues to dominate the category he created. Cook has successfully combined medical fact with fiction to produce over twenty-eight international bestsellers, including Outbreak (1987), Terminal (1993), Contagion (1996), Chromosome 6 (1997) and, most recently, Cure (2010).

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