King on Crichton

Posted: December 27, 2008, 22:59:48

King has written an very short obituary on Michael Crichton for EW's Best of 2008 issue (12/26/08-1/2/09). It appears on page 71.

As a pop novelist, he was divine. A Crichton book was a headlong experience driven by a man who was both a natural storyteller and fiendishly clever when it came to verisimilitude; he made you believe that cloning dinosaurs wasn't just over the horizon but possible tomorrow. Maybe today.
Crichton, 66, died after a battle with throat cancer in L.A.

Thanks to Bev Vincent

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