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by Michael Crichton (Writing as John Lange)


John Michael Crichton (/ˈkraɪtən/; October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008) was an American author, screenwriter, and film director and producer. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films

John Michael Crichton (/ˈkraɪtən/; October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008) was an American author, screenwriter, and film director and producer. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films. His literary works are usually within the science fiction, techno-thriller, and medical fiction genres, and heavily feature technology.

Lange wrote eight booksand then vanished. It is here that the book works because Crichton is such a good writer. Now Hard Case Crime is proud to bring all of John Langes work back into print for the first time in decades and under Crichtons real name. Customers who bought this item also bought. Lange is a computer expert and seeing as the 70s equivalent of a PC is about as powerful as that found in a modern toaster, the book could really fall down here. However, although the technology is very dated, the quality of writing is not. Crichton is able to keep even the modern reader engaged with pacy writing and simple explanations that do not bore.

Michael Crichton wrote fast paced, often cautionary books. 1966-'Odds On' (as John Lange). Odds On" is about a robbery planned with the help of a computer program. This is Crichton's first published novel and is only 215 pages long. Find a list of all his books, including his early work written under the pseudonym John Lange. 1967-'Scratch One' (as John Lange). Scratch One" follows a man who the CIA and a criminal gang mistake for an assassin and thus try to pursue. This is Crichton's second paperback novel and is a very short read. 1968-'Easy Go' (as John Lange).

Michael Crichton wrote eight books under the pseudonym of John Lange

Michael Crichton wrote eight books under the pseudonym of John Lange. As I am on a semi-casual quest to read everything Crichton has ever written, I am always delighted when I can track a Lange book down. Binary was published after Crichton's The Andromeda Strain, but thematically the books are very similar, with a countdown as one of the plot devices and a puzzle that must be solved or a mass death of Michael Crichton wrote eight books under the pseudonym of John Lange.

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Michael Crichton writing as John Lange DRUG OF CHOICE A Novel ALL EVENTS, CHARACTERS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN THIS STORY ARE FICTITIOUS AND ARE NOT BASED UPON ANY REAL EVENTS, CHARACTERS OR ORGANIZATIONS. The beginning of modern science is also the beginning of calamity. Читать онлайн Drug of Choice.

Thriller, Mystery ) by John Lange, Michael Crichton Political radical John Wright is plotting an act of mass . As he watched, John Wright stepped to the window and extended his hand. He held an anemometer; the cups spun lazily

Thriller, Mystery ) by John Lange, Michael Crichton Political radical John Wright is plotting an act of mass destruction – and federal agent John Grave. He held an anemometer; the cups spun lazily. After a moment Wright withdrew the instrument and returned to directing the other men in the room.

Political radical John Wright is plotting an act of mass destruction – and federal agent John Graves has him under surveillance, trying to figure out what the plot is. When a government computer is hacked and a high-security shipment of nerve gas gets hijacked, Graves puts the pieces together. When a government computer is hacked and a high-security shipment of nerve gas gets hijacked, Graves puts the pieces together – but can he stop Wright from unleashing his weapon before it kills a million people. including the President of the United States?

Binary by John Lange (Michael Crichton). Political radical John Wright is plotting an act of mass destruction-and federal agent John Graves has him under surveillance, trying to figure out what the plot is.

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His first novel, Odds On (1966), was written under the pseudonym John Lange and was followed by seven more Lange novels

They thought their daring hotel robbery scheme was airtight, but three men are about to learn that nothing is that simple at the Hotel Reina. His first novel, Odds On (1966), was written under the pseudonym John Lange and was followed by seven more Lange novels. He also wrote as Michael Douglas and Jeffery Hudson.

Binary epub download

ISBN13: 978-0099319610

ISBN: 0099319616

Author: Michael Crichton (Writing as John Lange)

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: Genre Fiction

Language: English

Publisher: Arrow Books; New edition (1993)

Pages: 170 pages

ePUB size: 1669 kb

FB2 size: 1978 kb

Rating: 4.3

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dermeco
Binary is a taut political suspense thriller which follows State Department intelligence analyst John Graves hot on the trail of a suspected terrorist. He has twelve hours to figure out when, where, and how an attack might come on the 1972 Republican National Convention. (Through a rather bizarre twist of fate, the book is set in San Diego, where the convention was supposed to have taken place. In real life the convention was moved to Florida in the midst of an apparent Nixon bribery scandal. Also, in real life, that convention is famous for having been crashed by Vietnam protesters, not terrorists.)

The plot is fast-paced but manages to stay just inside the bounds of believability. In today’s post-9/11 world, it may be even more believable than in 1972. The description of how to hack into a Department of Defense mainframe is laughably outdated, of course, but to be fair it also seems to be accurate to how such a feat might have been accomplished back then. The title refers primarily to the ultimate nature of the attack, in which the villain attempts to combine two inert gases, harmless by themselves but deadly when used in tandem. It is also a clever play on the cat-and-mouse games between the two central characters. There is a small dose of mathematics theory in the opening chapters, which reminded me how Crichton later used chaos theory to predict and explain the events within Jurassic Park.

This is the last novel Michael Crichton published under a pseudonym. It is arguably the most polished of the John Lange books, but it was not as well-known or well-received as A Case of Need, which was written under the pen name Jeffrey Hudson. Crichton himself wrote and directed the 1972 TV movie Pursuit based on this novel.

Oddly enough, despite better craftsmanship, I didn’t think this book was as much fun as some of the other Lange novels. It lacks the campy adventure and over-the-top feel of Zero Cool or Drug of Choice. I thought the story was comparable to something a young David Baldacci or Tom Clancy might have written. It reminded me on several occasions of Thomas Harris’ Black Sunday.
dermeco
Binary is a taut political suspense thriller which follows State Department intelligence analyst John Graves hot on the trail of a suspected terrorist. He has twelve hours to figure out when, where, and how an attack might come on the 1972 Republican National Convention. (Through a rather bizarre twist of fate, the book is set in San Diego, where the convention was supposed to have taken place. In real life the convention was moved to Florida in the midst of an apparent Nixon bribery scandal. Also, in real life, that convention is famous for having been crashed by Vietnam protesters, not terrorists.)

The plot is fast-paced but manages to stay just inside the bounds of believability. In today’s post-9/11 world, it may be even more believable than in 1972. The description of how to hack into a Department of Defense mainframe is laughably outdated, of course, but to be fair it also seems to be accurate to how such a feat might have been accomplished back then. The title refers primarily to the ultimate nature of the attack, in which the villain attempts to combine two inert gases, harmless by themselves but deadly when used in tandem. It is also a clever play on the cat-and-mouse games between the two central characters. There is a small dose of mathematics theory in the opening chapters, which reminded me how Crichton later used chaos theory to predict and explain the events within Jurassic Park.

This is the last novel Michael Crichton published under a pseudonym. It is arguably the most polished of the John Lange books, but it was not as well-known or well-received as A Case of Need, which was written under the pen name Jeffrey Hudson. Crichton himself wrote and directed the 1972 TV movie Pursuit based on this novel.

Oddly enough, despite better craftsmanship, I didn’t think this book was as much fun as some of the other Lange novels. It lacks the campy adventure and over-the-top feel of Zero Cool or Drug of Choice. I thought the story was comparable to something a young David Baldacci or Tom Clancy might have written. It reminded me on several occasions of Thomas Harris’ Black Sunday.
Throw her heart
In the scheme of things, "Binary" was Michael Crichton's 11th book (8th under the Lange pen-name) and yet it has the feel of being much less developed, not just in plot and characterization, but in execution as well. Perhaps the author felt a bit ill at ease in writing a purely political/spy thriller, or having to rely on a unbelievable politically conservative lunatic for a villain, or countering the villain with the fiction of a competent civil servant. Or maybe he just couldn't work up any enthusiasm about saving Republicans.

The book is set in San Diego, in 1972, when the Republican National Convention was supposed to have been held in San Diego. The RNC eventually abandoned San Diego for reasons sillier than the ones that led it to choose the town in the first place--the residents themselves were mostly apathetic about the whole thing, but for decades after it was possible to buy all sorts of souvenirs commemorating the "convention that never happened" at a thrift store in nearby Otay; at the beginning of the book, the author mentions that he "preferred not to follow the convention to Miami Beach," perhaps another indication that he only wrote the book to use a binary chemical as a plot device, since all he would have had to do was change the name of the town--his depiction of San Diego was flawed with inaccuracies and mistakes.

And yet for all the problems experienced by "Binary," it is still well written, with flashes of brilliance. It is tightly plotted, and the idea at the center of the novel, that it would be comparatively easy to steal chemical weapons from the government, is strong enough to carry the weight of a novel. The action is a bit forced at times, but the suspense is well maintained, slipping only when Crichton is preoccupied with lampooning government bureaucracy. all in all, "Binary" is a diverting novel, but probably not one that will have any great endurance.
Throw her heart
In the scheme of things, "Binary" was Michael Crichton's 11th book (8th under the Lange pen-name) and yet it has the feel of being much less developed, not just in plot and characterization, but in execution as well. Perhaps the author felt a bit ill at ease in writing a purely political/spy thriller, or having to rely on a unbelievable politically conservative lunatic for a villain, or countering the villain with the fiction of a competent civil servant. Or maybe he just couldn't work up any enthusiasm about saving Republicans.

The book is set in San Diego, in 1972, when the Republican National Convention was supposed to have been held in San Diego. The RNC eventually abandoned San Diego for reasons sillier than the ones that led it to choose the town in the first place--the residents themselves were mostly apathetic about the whole thing, but for decades after it was possible to buy all sorts of souvenirs commemorating the "convention that never happened" at a thrift store in nearby Otay; at the beginning of the book, the author mentions that he "preferred not to follow the convention to Miami Beach," perhaps another indication that he only wrote the book to use a binary chemical as a plot device, since all he would have had to do was change the name of the town--his depiction of San Diego was flawed with inaccuracies and mistakes.

And yet for all the problems experienced by "Binary," it is still well written, with flashes of brilliance. It is tightly plotted, and the idea at the center of the novel, that it would be comparatively easy to steal chemical weapons from the government, is strong enough to carry the weight of a novel. The action is a bit forced at times, but the suspense is well maintained, slipping only when Crichton is preoccupied with lampooning government bureaucracy. all in all, "Binary" is a diverting novel, but probably not one that will have any great endurance.
Amarin
John Lange was one of the early pen names of Michael Crichton, best known for The Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park. While enrolled at Harvard Medical School, Crichton began publishing a number of novels. This is one of a number of Crichton's early novels that have recently been re-released by Hard Case Crime. The others are Scratch One, Zero Cool, Easy Go, The Venom Business, Odds On, Grave Descend, and Dealing. I have read a number of these already and, while not perfect, they are fun, light, fast reading that I have found worthwhile. I haven't read any of Crichton's more famous works, but I will note that these early novels compare favorably to many of the bookstand pulp/adventure/crime novels that could be found in the late sixties and early seventies and these books should be read in that context.
The title of Binary refers to the fact that the evil genius in the book (Wright) has stolen two one-ton tanks of chemicals that, when combined, produce a devastating nerve gas. The plot involves Wright arranging the theft of the nerve gas from the US Army and his counterpart in the US Intelligence field (Graves) tracking him down to San Diego, where the Republican Convention is underway and the President is about to speak. The book is filled with plotting and counter-manuevers between these two geniuses, Wright and Graves, and how Graves uncovers the plot and deals with the fact that within an hour a million people including the President could perish from nerve gas. It is fast-reading and compelling plot-wise, but it is all too obviously an early work by Crichton and the characters are a bit on the cardboard side. Often, it is difficult to really distinguish one character from another. The story in places feels stiff. All in all, however, if one keeps in mind, that it is an early work by Crichton, it is not bad reading.
Amarin
John Lange was one of the early pen names of Michael Crichton, best known for The Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park. While enrolled at Harvard Medical School, Crichton began publishing a number of novels. This is one of a number of Crichton's early novels that have recently been re-released by Hard Case Crime. The others are Scratch One, Zero Cool, Easy Go, The Venom Business, Odds On, Grave Descend, and Dealing. I have read a number of these already and, while not perfect, they are fun, light, fast reading that I have found worthwhile. I haven't read any of Crichton's more famous works, but I will note that these early novels compare favorably to many of the bookstand pulp/adventure/crime novels that could be found in the late sixties and early seventies and these books should be read in that context.
The title of Binary refers to the fact that the evil genius in the book (Wright) has stolen two one-ton tanks of chemicals that, when combined, produce a devastating nerve gas. The plot involves Wright arranging the theft of the nerve gas from the US Army and his counterpart in the US Intelligence field (Graves) tracking him down to San Diego, where the Republican Convention is underway and the President is about to speak. The book is filled with plotting and counter-manuevers between these two geniuses, Wright and Graves, and how Graves uncovers the plot and deals with the fact that within an hour a million people including the President could perish from nerve gas. It is fast-reading and compelling plot-wise, but it is all too obviously an early work by Crichton and the characters are a bit on the cardboard side. Often, it is difficult to really distinguish one character from another. The story in places feels stiff. All in all, however, if one keeps in mind, that it is an early work by Crichton, it is not bad reading.