Parasite

Parasite

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A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite -- a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation. When implanted, the Intestinal Bodyguard worm protects us from illness, boosts our immune system -- even secretes designer drugs. It's been successful beyond the scientists' wildest dreams. Now, years on, almost every human being has a SymboGen tapeworm living within them. But these parasites are getting restless. They want their own lives . . . and will do anything to get them.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 158 x 238 x 50mm | 699.99g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • Orbit
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0316218952
  • 9780316218955
  • 756,309

Review quote

"Unnervingly believable...disturbingly realistic...a suspense ridden read." ""SciFi Now "(UK)""show more

About Mira Grant

Mira Grant lives in California, sleeps with a machete under her bed, and highly suggests you do the same. Mira Grant is the pseudonym of Seanan McGuire -- winner of the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. Find out more about the author at www.miragrant.com or follow her on twitter @seananmcguire.show more

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10,629 ratings
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4 39% (4,179)
3 28% (3,029)
2 9% (933)
1 3% (327)
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