Until now, Michael Crichton's many readers have had nowhere to turn for more information on one of America's most popular novelists. This companion features clear analyses of Crichton's life and literary influences, as well as chapters on each of his 13 novels to date. It will help Crichton's readers to learn more about how significant events in his life affected the development of his fiction and literary style and how the heritage of popular fiction, including mystery, gothic, adventure, and... read more
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful: The Only Crichton Analysis Out There, May 21, 2000 Reviewer: Chris Lambert from Rhode Island, United States And what a great one it is. This book was the only considerable document I could find for thorough research on Crichton and his thematic ideas presented in his various works. With one solid chapter for each book, no area was left uncovered. Up to date and extremely accurate. Recommeded 100% for Crichton fanatics and researchers alike.