The Curiosity

by Stephen Kiernan

The Curiosity

Hardcover, 320 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $25.99 | purchase


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After discovering the body of a man buried deep in the Arctic ice, Dr. Kate Philo and her team, bringing him back to life in their Boston lab, ignite a media firestorm and massive protests of religious fundamentalists, forcing them to decide how far they are willing to go to protect their experiment.

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Critics' Lists: Summer 2013

Summer Adventure: 5 Thrilling, Chilling, Far-Ranging Reads

There's ice aplenty in the final book I want to recommend, a first novel called The Curiosity by Stephen P. Kiernan, which for me is one of the year's great delights. Imagine a multi-multimillion-dollar expedition to the far Arctic to search for frozen creatures, anything from krill to shrimp to seals, and bring them back to life. Then, imagine the crew of the expedition ship finding an iceberg larger than any ever before discovered and flash-frozen inside it a fully dressed human

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