One Thousand Red Stars

The SwarmThe Swarm by Frank Schätzing

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a gripping book, and in his first part a thrilling one. The author spent several years to get all the scientific background that let him to write a convincing story. And he really achieved his objective, because the text results highly precise describing the stunning nature, at the same time it never loses pace.

The main focus of the plot is a world biological crisis, although the main characters don’t realize the magnitude of the events until the middle of the book. The story begins slowly and bewilder, and it gets faster while many strange events are related. The plot is set, in the first part of the book, in two distant coasts –British Columbia and Norway–, although there continuously occurs significant events all along the planet. In each one of these sceneries there are two scientists…

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