Prey

  • by Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by Robert Sean Leonard
  • 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles, micro-robots, has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive.It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour.As fresh as today's headlines, Michael Crichton's most compelling novel yet tells the story of a mechanical plague and the desperate efforts of a handful of scientists to stop it. Drawing on up-to-the-minute scientific fact, Prey takes us into the emerging realms of nanotechnology and artificial distributed intelligence, in a story of breathtaking suspense.

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What the Critics Say

"Crichton is the master of the sci-tech thriller, and nowhere is that more evident than in his latest page-turner, a scary, wild ride that is, without a doubt, his best in years." (Booklist)
"From the opening pages of Crichton's electrifying new thriller...readers will know they are in the hands of a master storyteller." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Crichton at his best.

This is a fantastic story. I read the book years ago and wanted to relive the story on Audible. This is an interesting story and Crichton at his best.
The performance of this audio book is great.
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- Keith McCrea

Book Details

  • Release Date: 22-07-2005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited