Sphere: A Novel (Paperback)
Now available in trade paperback, New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton’s classic science fiction thriller.
In the middle of the South Pacific, a thousand feet below the surface of the water, a huge vessel is discovered resting on the ocean floor. It is a spaceship of phenomenal dimensions, apparently undamaged by its fall from the sky. And, most startling, it appears to be at least three hundred years old. But even more fantastic—and frightening—is what waits inside…
About the Author
Michael Crichton (1942—2008) was the author of the groundbreaking novels The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Jurassic Park, Disclosure, Prey, State of Fear, and Next, among many others. His books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and have provided the basis for fifteen feature films. He was the director of Westworld, Coma, The Great Train Robbery and Looker, as well as the creator of ER. Crichton remains the only writer to have a number one book, movie, and TV show in the same year.
Praise for PREY: “Crichton’s books [are]…hugely entertaining.”
— New York Times Book Review
“Crichton writes superbly…the excitement rises with each page.”
— Chicago Tribune
Praise for STATE OF FEAR: “One of our most gifted popular novelists... Crichton’s fecund imagination and considerable storytelling talent have brought pleasure to millions. A master.”
— Los Angeles Times