By Brian Freemantle
Unique book: 2005
[b]A scientist’s staggering discovery pits him opposed to a multinational drug corporation in a struggle for his lifestyles
Richard Parnell is likely one of the prime minds in gene remedy examine, and he expects the task at Dubette, Inc., to be his first step to a Nobel Prize. but if he arrives on the American pharmaceutical sizeable, he reveals himself close out of the most avenues of analysis, remoted from the leading edge in a manner he hasn't ever been before. To strength his means into the interior circle, he needs to forgo ethics. through checking out a brand new gene remedy on human topics, Parnell hits upon anything wonderful. A shot from his syringe makes AIDS sufferers get well and tumors disappear. the company heads at Dubette are overjoyed, and rush Parnell’s tremendous discovery to marketplace. yet what's he to do whilst he learns that, faraway from being a miracle therapy, his leap forward may very well be a recipe for definite death? This booklet beneficial properties an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle together with infrequent images from the author’s own assortment.
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Der Gemeindechor sang sich wacker durch mittelalterliche Choräle und moderne Wiegenlieder, die durch den geschmückten Raum schwebten, als sei nur Frieden in der Welt. Er sang gegen Finsternis und Kälte, gegen graues Elend und schwarzen Kummer an. Die nahe Geburt des neuen Gottes schien alles Böse zu vertreiben, eine Linie zwischen gestern und heute, zwischen Dunkelheit und kommendem Licht zu ziehen. Ethan schaute und lauschte, stimmte in die Choräle ein, wo dies erwartet wurde, erinnerte sich und versuchte zugleich zu vergessen.
Gerald nickte. « Gerald zuckte die Achseln. �Weiß ich noch nicht. Hab nicht darüber nachgedacht. « �Du weißt, dass wir das ausgeschlossen haben«, antwortete Chips und hob das Glas an die Lippen. Er war ein hochgewachsener Mann, schon etwas gebückt, aber drahtig, als hätten seine Muskeln an Kraft und Elastizität nichts eingebüßt. «, fragte Gerald. « Chips zuckte die Schultern. �Wir sind froh, dass du sie aufbewahrst. Aber du wirst immer älter – wie wir alle. Es ist an der Zeit, dass wir eine neue Möglichkeit finden.
Er konnte einen Tag dauern oder auch eine Woche. Niemand vermochte das genau zu sagen. Alle Männer der Patrouille waren alte Hasen, die sich mit Wüstenwinden auskannten. Zur LRDG wurde keiner genommen, der nicht mit ein paar Unannehmlichkeiten zurechtkam. Die Briten, Neuseeländer, Australier oder Inder gehörten allesamt zu der merkwürdigen Art Mensch, der die leeren Weiten und die glühende Hitze der Sahara mehr bedeuteten als ihre Heimatorte, ob nun die Home Counties bei London, das neuseeländische Wellington oder das indische Calcutta.