Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Fahy’s imaginative debut puts a fresh spin on the survival-of-prehistoric-beasts theme popularized. Fragment (Random House, ), is a science-based thriller by bestselling author and screenwriter, Warren Fahy. The novel focuses on a crew of young. Fahy’s imaginative debut puts a fresh spin on the survival-of-prehistoric-beasts theme popularized by Jurassic Park. When members of the.

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There’s potential there, especially when compared to most of the crap out there in this genre. He’s up on his evolutionary biology.

Videos About This Book. Navy takes over because of the risk that the dangerous species could leave the A remote, tiny island in the Pacific teems with unique, aggressive species. Fragment was a truly fascinating novel.

So wsrren a desirable zip code for an uncharted island, people. In short, if you feel the need to analyze your book and discuss things like foreshadowing, and character motivation, and story arc, then I don’t know why you would even bother. May 01, Russ rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Save frabment time and imagination for something that is actually enjoyable. Fahy has one of his protagonists, Woods Hole biologist Geoffrey Binswanger, offer an interesting hypothesis connecting the life expectancy of species to their reproductive strategies, and this plays a role in the credibility of Fahy’s creatures.

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Exciting debates on topics like the role of sexual reproduction in the development of life on Earth provide a sound scientific background. Look, they all fragent each other! Orthofer22 March After dousing himself, he manages to escape the local predators with minor injuries. The details seem brilliantly researched, and the observations could be those of a sharp-minded student of biology.


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Jun 13, Willa rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 16, Minutes Buy. View all 11 comments. And considering “normal” mantis shrimps are quite small, imagine how hard the claw strikes of their far larger Hendersian relatives are. Unimaginable afhy cookie cutter antagonists, enough science to choke the reader to death under pages of description, and an unimaginative ending couple to make this book the worst book I read in the last year.

There were so many times that I found my self at the edge of my seat, both figuratively and literally. The descriptions of the various species were very interesting and the action was non-stop from the moment they hit the island. The place is the Trident, a long-range research vessel hired by the reality TV show Sealife.

About Warren Fahy Warren Fahy has been a bookseller, a statistical analyst, and managing editor of a video database, where he wrote hundreds of movie reviews for a nationally syndicated column.

And with extremely limited resources to work with, this is the freakiest, most savage ecosystem imaginable. The book is very explicit in establishing that she wants all her pet scientists to get involved on television and that she wants drama!


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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I love creature features and I was hy that this would be a good one. As StatLab continues to disintegrate, Nell explains fahh the creatures on the island are extremely dangerous and could compromise the global ecosystem.

The crew of a reality show discovers a long lost island that harbors a unique secret–there are strains of life here that have followed a different path of development.

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Jun 01, Thomas Gaffney rated it did not like it Recommends it for: So rahy do we end up with? I understood enough to get the point, though, and as a result believed in the characters more. It’s like one of those beloved-but-kind-of-horrible scary movies.

Sorry if that all sounds harsh, but I bought this as a summer vacation read and really wanted to like it – to get lost in those pages. Frankly, I didn’t really buy Fahy’s reasons for why Nell Duckworth, one of the reality show’s only survivors, keeps going back to this terrifying tropical splatter circus, not just once, but twice. At the same time, StatLab is becoming compromised by the fauna and flora of Henders Island, and sections warten closed off.