The Swarm: A Novel of the Deep
By Frank Schätzing and Frank Schatzing
More gripping than Crichton, classier than Cussler, Frank Schätzing's record-breaking ecological thriller is now in paperback.
Frank Schätzing's amazing novel is a publishing phenomenon with translation rights sold around the world, drawing rave reviews for both pulsating suspense and great scientific knowledge.
The world begins to suffer an escalating and sensational series of natural disasters, and two marine biologists begin to develop a theory that the cause lies in the oceans, where an entity know as the Yrr has developed a massive network of single-cell organisms. It is wreaking havoc in order to prevent humankind from destroying the earth's ecological balance forever.
The Americans, under the ruthless General Judith Lee, take a more pragmatic approach than the scientists, seeking to wipe out the being of the deep.
The scene is set for a massive confrontation...
Frank Schätzing has made a career as a marketing executive as well as the author of several highly successful historical crime novels. THE SWARM (Der Schwarm) has topped the German bestseller charts since 2004.
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01 Mar 2012
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Hodder & Stoughton