Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Fahy’s imaginative debut puts a fresh spin on the survival-of-prehistoric-beasts theme popularized. Fragment (Random House, ), is a science-based thriller by bestselling author and screenwriter, Warren Fahy. The novel focuses on a crew of young. Fahy’s imaginative debut puts a fresh spin on the survival-of-prehistoric-beasts theme popularized by Jurassic Park. When members of the.

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Turn by turn, the story grows more and more implausible and events happen too quickly within the story’s time line. This is explained a few times in the book.

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Other books in the series. Sci Fi Expedition to unknown island [s] 6 29 Nov 06, Otherwise it depicts the most imaginative and innovative tale of man bucking against the unrelenting tide of nature since Jurassic Park. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.

Similar to Lost World. I can’t wait to see how they look on the big-screen! Not the story, per se, but the creatures and the ecosystem. Nothing that turned me off or made me want to stop reading, and most of it was for a future set up later in the book.

There are a lot of violent creatures on Henders Island, so it doesn’t take a lot of brain power to figure out that some of the characters are not going to make it out alive. Read this as soon as you’re ready for a roller coaster ride into a Jurassic Park land of bugs instead of dinosaurs.


And if you think that’s a spoiler than you’ve obviously never read an adventure tech-thriller. After dousing himself, he manages to escape the local predators with minor injuries. But when Geoffrey and Nell go from being scientists in a crisis to simply being The Guy and The Girl in an action thriller, mundanity sets in. We’ve got characters we root for, and characters we wish would get killed a-million-and-one times over in any horribly likeable fashion possible.

I never go into a book tabula rasawith no expectations. There was nothing extraordinary about this book, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Otto provokes one of the babies and is attacked by the juvenile Henders Rat, splitting his thumb. Well, Cri Remember back when Michael Crichton was cranking out blockbuster-movie-plots-disguised-as-novels and every review was pretty much the same?

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Any reviewers that say fqhy didn’t like this book must not like having fun or have no imagination whatsoever or frqgment more likely, both. Fearing that Henders Island might be weaponized, the president blockades the island and calls on an elite science team to explore it. New York Times best selling author Warren Fahy managed a bookstore at 19, was a database designer, helped coin word “mullet” for the notorious hairstyle now entered into the Oxford English Dictionary, and was lead writer for Rock Star Games’ Red Dead Revolver.

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The descriptions fhay awesome and they don’t go on forever and ever – like some authorsthe characters are great, the story is immersive Open Preview See a Problem? Like, for the rest of the book I wasn’t worried about anyone being in danger. During the examination, it turns out to be a highly specialized arthropod new to science.

Fragment (novel)

warrren People run, people climb, people hide, and people die. And normally, I am willing to see romance between just about any two characters, yet the main couple in this book felt like they were thrown together by the writer because, if you’ll pardon the phrase, they were the last two people on the island.

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This was a fun book. However, it was frustrating for me to read a book like this, because I had the constant sense it was something that could have been so much more. The story was very intriguing and the lost island scenario was the most imaginative I had ever seen. The novel is basically built around the same initial concept as King Kong: Fahy has one of his fravment, Woods Hole biologist Geoffrey Binswanger, offer an interesting hypothesis connecting the life expectancy of species to their reproductive strategies, and this plays a role in the credibility of Fahy’s creatures.

No, I take that back.