“Tomb of Sand” gives us a genuine, realistic resolution in the author’s distinctive manner, in contrast to most novels that purport to have a realistic touch with fantasy-like endings
Surprisingly, there was one bloody Homosapien who was totally unaware of the heist – the King himself! Did you just think, “I have heard this before.”?
Human life on earth cannot exist without suffering. It’s a sign of existence. While giving birth to a child, a mother suffers, and when the child grows up, he too suffers. So every being suffers; just the sufferings differ from person to person
Sometimes, the book might seem a bit technical, especially during the description of some reports or communications, but that goes to show the remarkable effort put in by Crichton to ensure that the readers have an authentic experience and in my opinion, his efforts paid off spectacularly.
What would happen if Hitler had not died and had somehow managed to escape to the 21st century via time travel? Would he be able to rise back to power? How would people react? How would he respond to the people? Perhaps the musings over this possibility are what led to Timur Vermes to write…