The Swarm (Taschenbuch)
A Novel of the Deep. Winner of Corine - Internationaler Buchpreis, Kategorie Belletristik 2004 and Deutscher Krimi-Preis, Kategorie National 2005
Übersetzung: Sally-Ann Spencer
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... (weiter)
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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...
Schätzing, Frank Frank Schätzing has had a career as a marketing executive as well as being the author of several highly successful historical crime novels, and he lives and writes in Cologne. Schätzing became Germany's most successful thriller writer in decades when he published Der Schwarm in 2004. THE SWARM (Der Schwarm) topped the German bestseller charts for over a year after it was published, and was translated into English and published by Hodder in the UK in 2006. Uma Thurman bought the film rights to THE SWARM in May 2006, which is now in development and due for release in 2010.