Mind Catcher

Mind Catcher

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Overview

Mind Catcher by John Darnton, Dick Hill

New York City: A thirteen-year-old boy named Tyler lies in a hospital, his brain damaged in a tragic accident. By his bedside, his father stands helplessly, as two very different scientists take charge of the boy's fate. One is a neurosurgeon, whose unorthodox experiments use computers to control a patient's physical responses during surgery. The other is a researcher with experiments of his own, ones so secret he can reveal them to no one: his attempts to find the spark of human consciousness...and capture it forever.

Together, they will produce a result beyond anything they could have conceived, sending Tyler far beyond the frontiers of medical science into an astonishing netherworld of man and machine - a place no living person has gone before and from which one desperate person will try to bring him back....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501246586
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 03/03/2015
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

John Darnton has worked for forty years as a reporter, editor, and foreign correspondent for The New York Times. He was awarded two George Polk Awards for his coverage of Africa and Eastern Europe, and the Pulitzer Prize for his stories that were smuggled out of Poland during the period of martial law. He is a best-selling author whose previous novels include Neanderthal and The Darwin Conspiracy. He lives in New York.

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Mind Catcher 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
BookAddictFL More than 1 year ago
This book started out with a great premise. The first few pages had me hooked - or so I thought. About 50 pages in I started getting bored. Soon I was skimming multiple pages at a time. The author obviously did extensive research for this novel and, sadly, decided to put every bit of it into the story. I found the constant intricate medical talk distracting. The amount of information was unnecessary and took me out of the story. Also, the characters had a tendency to go through two or three pages of introspection - over and over - to the point where the story lost its zing. This book could easily have been 100 pages shorter without losing anything. In fact, a shorter version would have gained intensity (for me, anyway).
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a good book.I only gave it 3 stars because it did have some dull spots in it.Kind of got you of track of what was going on.But I wasn't disapointed that I read it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very disappointing, slow-moving book. I love mystery books but could not work up an interest in this one no matter how I tried.