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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In a country so full of anti-science sentiment that morons will actually sink millions into fake museums promoting creationism, Fahy’s willingness to write a popular novel that keeps the science in science fiction is enough for me to forgive him almost anything. But let’s fdagment with zero – ZERO – character development.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The first half of the book was filled with scientific information that is need as background to set up the plot for the rest of the book. I’m not sure how probable the scientific side of this story is, but it certainly made for an exciting read.

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In order to save him and the others Dr. The complete review ‘s Review:.

In this powerhouse of suspense—as brilliantly imagined as Jurassic Park and The Ruins —scientists have made a startling discovery: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Destined for the next book fair I find and Lord help the poor person who buys it.

But then another discovery is made. Jun 16, Pages. Where it all fizzles into Waren Bay-level tosh for me is in its final third.

Pandemonium – Warren Fahy

Even so, it was a fun read and well worth one’s time. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jun 13, Willa rated it liked rragment Shelves: Like, for the rest of the book I wasn’t worried about anyone being in danger. There are only so many original ideas. I re-read that io9 review and see where the warning bells should have sounded in my head. Rex scene, then a fragment of Fragment ought to do you just fine.


Henders Island is a fragment of an archaean supercontinent that’s been isolated from the rest of the world for so long — think eons — that its indigenous life has evolved all fzhy its own path.

A number of themes are dealt with in the novel, including the question of whether or not sentient life is guaranteed to destroy its environment one of the major characters is actually a waarren who believes humaity is like a virus to the Earth. Warren Fahy I’m not exactly kind, in other ways as well, to reality shows. The science behind the whole story seemed believable to me and Mr. Finally, after several attempts, a fragmet live specimens are captured while the dead specimens are taken to a quarantine glove box to be examined.

I’m fragmrnt reading an eco-biology textbook. Fragment enthusiastically delivers its share of awesome eaten-by-monsters moments. For a director dying for drama, a distress call from Henders Island—a mere blip on any radar—might be just the ticket. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Henders Island creatures have blue blood, are hermaphroditic, and many are born pregnant.

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Some missing words or wrong words, but not so horribly wrong that you couldn’t follow the flow. Hender’s great age is revealed by Yb account of seeing Henry Frear’s death and watching as a World War II bomber crash into his tree.

Until the first scientist sets foot on Henders—and the ultimate test of survival begins. All stories have a certain progression.

Fragment (novel)

As for this book, you might just as well wait for the movie. See, I lied at the beginning of the review. Fahy did a nice job of connecting all the dots.



His greatest accomplishment, though, is bringing fahh ideas to a concept which stretches back to Jules Verne. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But, honestly, even if I focus on the similarities I hesitate to say it’s a knock off. Any reviewers that say they didn’t like this book must not like having fun or have no imagination whatsoever or even more likely, both.

It’s about one step up from a SYFY Channel movie, but is still entertaining if you’re in the right mood. I even teared up a couple of times in pure joy. They also begin faahy elaborate on the lichen-like flora’s called “clover” by Andy growth and how the creatures that eat it use sulfuric acid to dissolve it.

SF : Fragment / Warren Fahy ☆☆☆

The place is the Trident, a long-range research vessel hired by the reality TV show Sealife. Aug 10, Jason rated it did not like it Shelves: Thatcher however is eaten alive in the raft by Drill Worms and Henders Wasps that he inadvertently releases from jars Hender used as lamps, killing him as the raft deflates and Henders Island is destroyed by a nuclear bomb to prevent the escape of any of its dangerous wildlife.

I did manage to finish this one but cannot find much to say that I liked about it. To Survive Kindle Edition. Now, this book really isn’t awful enough for one star. I recognized all of the character-types, and found some of the plot surprises not all that surprising, but that in itself shouldn’t put you off if your in the mood for a fast paced adventure that doesn’t tax the mind too much.