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By Frank Herbert

A hot day in Dublin, a crowded highway nook. all at once, a car-bomb explodes, killing and injuring ratings of blameless humans. From the second-floor window of a construction around the highway, a vacationing American watches, helpless, as his loved spouse and kids are sacrificed within the warmth and fireplace of somebody else's reason. From this surprising starting, the writer of the outstanding Dune sequence has created a masterpiece. The White Plague is a fabulous and terrifyingly believable combination of fiction and visionary topic. It tells of 1 man's revenge, of the fellow looking at from the window who's driven over the sting of sanity via the mindless homicide of his relations and who, reappearing numerous months later because the so-called Madman, unleashes a negative vengeance upon the human race. For John Roe O'Neill is a molecular biologist who has the information, and now the inducement, to plan and disseminate a genetically carried plague-a plague to which, like those who scourged mankind centuries in the past, there is not any antidote, yet person who zeros in, unerringly and fatally, on girls. because the international slowly acknowledges the truth of peril, as its politicians and scientists attempt desperately to avoid wasting themselves and their society from the chance of human extinction, so does Frank Herbert grapple with one of many nice subject matters of latest existence: the large hazards that lurk on the darkish edges of technological know-how. The White Plague is a prophetic, plausible, and completely compelling novel.

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