Brain (novel)

Brain (novel)

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name = Brain
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author = Robin Cook
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country = United Kingdom
language = English
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genre = Thriller, Novel
publisher = Signet (paperback)
release_date = 1981
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media_type = Print (Hardback & Paperback)
pages = 320 pp
isbn = ISBN 0-451-15797-4
preceded_by = Sphinx
followed_by = Fever

"Brain" is a medical thriller written by Robin Cook. It describes how a future generation of computers will work hard-wired to human brains.The story starts with a girl Kathereine Collins going to a private clinic named GYN where she is undergoing treatment for some Gynac ailments. Simultaneously she has started having Seizures where in she smells a repulsive and oddly familiar smell and then looses consciousness.She wants to withdraw her records from this clinic and move onto her hometown to her family doctor. while on her way back she faints at the elevators.the next scene shows her parents visiting her apartment and the cops searching the rooom as she has been missing since some days now. The story revolves around the protagonist Dr.Martin Philips from now on,who is a doctor in neurophysiology at the NYC medical center. Dr.Martin Philips,a 41 year old is involved in creating a self-diagonstic x-ray machine, along with Michael, who is a researcher at MIT and also head of the department of artificial intelligence.His girlfriend and co-Doctor Dr.Denise sanger(28 years old) is also involved in the same hospital.

The story proceeds with the hospital working being shown where Dr.Mannerheim is to operate on a girl named Lisa Marino who is a seizure patient.She is set to undergo a brain operation to get rid of a part of her brain cells which as er doctors is causing her seizures The symptoms are described same as like Kathereine Collins only stronger.

However, when Dr.Philips starts to discover a conspiracy involving usage of human test subjects, he is drawn in a world that is deceiving and dangerous.


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