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Book Information: Terminal Man, the

Terminal Man, the (1972) [Novel]
by Michael Crichton Rating: Weighted - 5.8 / Average - 5.8 of 10 (18 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. When he becomes part of an experimental program that sends electrodes to his brain to calm him, he is in recovery. Until he discovers how to get those soothing pulses more frequently, and then escapes the hospital—on a murderous rampage with a deadly agenda....

Original title: The Terminal Man
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionTechnologyComputers, Automation, Artificial Intelligence


  • Dedication: "To Kurt"
  • Cover art by Paul Bacon (1973 Bantam Book edition)


Edition #1: Terminal Man, the

Terminal Man, the (1972)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A superb thriller... It will make you think—and shudder." John Barkham, Saturday Review Syndicate
  • "An absolutely riveting novel." Life
  • "Clenching suspense... A book full of wonder and horror." Gilbert Highet
  • "Even more exciting than his Andromeda Strain." Publishers Weekly
  • "A fascinating, splendidly documented thriller." The New Yorker
  • "A brilliantly achieved and all-too-believable modern Frankenstein." Book-of-the-Month Club News
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Manifested in:

The Terminal Man (July 1988)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345354624
Pages: 268

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