For almost three decades, Michael Crichton has written novels that appeal to his reader=s imagination and take a firm hold of their pocketbooks. Crichton=s writing stands out as much as his 6=9@ frame. He has become one of the most widely read and bought science fiction authors of the past three decades. From his first novel The Andromeda Strain, which he published while in medical school, to his most recent Airframe, Crichton has captivated
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nearly 10 million copies. In addition to this book, Crichton has written 24 other novels of which 20 made the best-seller list. (Jaynes 1) Three movies spawned from Crichton=s books did very well at the box office. Congo, Jurassic Park, and The Lost World were each popular in their respective seasons. It is quite obvious that Michael Crichton has found a niche in the science fiction world. Whenever adventurous, knowledgeable, and exciting storytelling is desired Michael Crichton delivers.