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    Dr Herbie

    ZippyV wrote:

    Watch E.R.

    ER is the only really good thing Crichton has done (write about what you know, Crichton was a doctor I believe).  Jurasic Park was a good film becuase Speilberg took Crichtons book and made a good story out of it.
    I read Prey and ended up feeling that he took a great idea and then made it very mundane.  He also has a tendency to make assumptive leaps and make them sound logical; should be a politician.

    I think it's funny that Crichton criticises the piloticisation (sp?) of science and then peddles his own opinions on science in his books.