Robin Cook Message Board
sourav ganguly posts on 7/28/2009 7:59:10 AM
i'v jst finished 'MINDBEND'. all that i want to say that it's plot is great...& all the characters quite do justice to their roll given..but actually what i want to say that the ending is pretty much guessable to the readers...that's what when you'v jst ended the book;you might say that oow! this was obvious..& another thing..is it possible that arolen is unaware of the fact that dr. smith is in hospital though adam took the disguise of dr. smith & went straight to the cruise...the main thing i want to ask is how can a person hide his own voice & imitate someone for a long time when it was really a challenge to him to remember even the person's name?? i'd like to have an opinion from the reader's viewpoint...as well as from the author.
sam setzer posts on 7/27/2009 8:59:22 PM
why was an autopsy on franconi a possible problem for taylor chabot and gensys?
Edie posts on 5/18/2009 7:49:24 PM
I have just finished Acceptable Risk. The parallel between Elizabeth and Kim was fascinating.
As I read the epilogue I found myself totally absorbed and filled with empathy for Kim as she "poked into the rubble of the castle." On page 297 I was stunned by an editor's oversight that read as follows:
"They stood for a time gazing at the askes. Finally Kinnard stuffested they move on. Elizabeth nodded." ELIZABETH? Yikes! It should have, of course, read, "Kim nodded." I got chills! Cook's storytelling is so powerful. I read and reread the sentence just to be sure I wasn't mistaken.
Perhaps someone else noticed this. I just had to find a place to tell someone.
LindaF54H736E3FDXQS ThibertR433RY23FER12FWQ posts on 5/10/2009 12:23:03 PM
In "Toxin" it seems like Dr. Reggis is ready to punch everyone out all the time. Can't he control himself?
Dottie posts on 1/26/2009 11:55:37 PM
I just read Foreign Body; I was HORRIFIED by the ending, suggesting that any nurse who actually planned how & then executed the murder of a patient (and was allowing the murders of others) would be able to turn like a State's witness, avoid any punishment for the crime, and then it's suggested she'd be rewarded by "forgiving & understanding principles" of the story, and aided to further a career in medicine! Boy, have you been away from a real hospital setting for that long? As an RN for over 30 years I am SO disappointed! I have always enjoyed your stories before, but surely not this one.
Arthur Clements posts on 11/17/2008 6:57:20 AM
I would say the subject of the book loosely relates to the life-cycle of a lemon.
Lulu posts on 11/12/2008 6:52:51 PM
I am doing a book report on Cook's Toxin. I am supposed to say how this book relates to biology using specific text examples. Except I can't really find anything like what its asking for. Would any body here know? I would really appreciate it.
Bob posts on 8/16/2008 11:08:54 PM
I wrote to Robin Cook and he signed everything i sent him.
Richard Warner posts on 8/2/2008 5:58:06 PM
When is Robins next book coming out?
Brad posts on 7/23/2008 10:24:57 AM
I came to this site to look for answers. What I found out, is everyone that read Crisis has the same questions. Read the book in 1 day but was very confused / disappointed by the ending. Why did he do it? Are we supposed to believe in the coincidence of Jack and Craig going to same resort in Cuba? Who tied up the girls and why? If Craig was responsible, why was he hiding in his bedroom near then end when he hit Jack the bat? He would have known there was no real threat.
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