Dem Meeresbiologen und Schöngeist Sigur Johanson schwant Übles: Die gesamte Meeresfauna und -flora scheint sich ferngesteuert gegen die Menschheit zu wenden. "Die Yrr haben die Welt für alle Zeiten verändert." Not recommended. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. On the other hand, now, that I’ve read all 1000 pages of it (on a positive note, it might be shorter in English, Germans use a lot of words), I wouldn’t want to repeat the experience. Der Schwarm ist eine Serienadaption des Bestsellers von Frank Schätzing. In this wonderful sci-fi book, a group of scientists have to fight against the, Pretty good yarn if not taken too seriously. Sigur Johanson, a marine biologist working at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is asked to analyze a new species of marine worms, superficially related to Hesiocaeca methanicola. And the showdown aboard the Independence was quite silly, indeed the authors treatment of the americans (although understandably sarcastic, given the flood of movies and books where the Americans come and save the day and turn 4th of July into the Independence day of the world) was far too cartoonish and silly and really dragged the whole thing down, especially for a novel trying to go for scientific veracity. Individual yrr recognize each other by using a specific pheromone. Possibly the most irritating book I have read since The Dark Tower. None of this seems to be connected. Auch der indianische Walforscher Leon Anawak gelangt zu beunruhigenden Schlüssen: Eine Katastrophe kündigt sich an. [ e.g. What an incredible book, An overly long dystopian thriller novel about a deep sea organism, jellylike, that is more intelligent than humans. Karen Weaver, a scientific journalist, then manages to get hold of the last surviving submarine and dives into the depth of the oceans. Ein Schwarm Goldmakrelen, dachte er erfreut. Whales along the coasts of British Columbia change their behaviour. What an achievement! Frank Schätzing ‎– Der Schwarm - 10 CD Der Hörverlag - Hörspiel Audio CDs. Listen online or offline with Android, iOS, web, Chromecast, and Google Assistant. Bibliografía relacionada con Frank Schätzing en el catálogo de la Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania. Besprechung vom 27.03.2004 Angriff der Einzeller: Im Roman \"Der Schwarm\" sucht Frank Schätzing die Gefahr in der Tiefsee Wenn es mit der Welt zu Ende geht, dann blühen Literatur und Kino erst richtig auf. Readers have a lot to look forward to this year! Speculative fiction at it's very best, and if the genre in which it has been categorized doesn't make you curious perhaps nothing will, for this is an apocalyptic eco-thriller, focused on telling the story of who is behind a series of catastrophic natural events occurring all too close together to be coincidental. Publisher Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag Bewertung 4,06 Release 30. Not recommended. 2004 erhielt Frank Schätzing den Corine-Preis und 2005 den Deutschen Science-Fiction-Preis. The "enemy" is interesting and adequately mind-boggling for a sci-fi yarn. So ist der Schwarm trotz fast 1000 Seiten nicht nur spannend, sondern auch lehrreich und mitunter erschreckend. EUR 9,00 + EUR 7,00 Versand . While she gives orders to have Johanson killed, the ship is attacked and crippled by the yrr and a final showdown ensues on the sinking Independence. There she releases a dead human pumped full of the yrr's natural pheromone, hoping to trigger an "emotional" response. Thomas Orthmann, a German marine biologist and journalist, claims that dozens of passages in The Swarm have been lifted word for word from his writings. The absolute low is when Schätzing descends into the depths of pseudo-philosophical bullshit. A year of big books. Seinen Durchbruch erlangte Frank Schätzing 2004 mit dem Ökothriller „Der Schwarm“. „Der Schwarm“ gibt es auch als Hörbuch (DHV 2004, 10 CDs, 730 Minuten). Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling have designed a board game based on the book, published originally by Kosmos and in English by Z-Man Games. Narrated by Stefan Kaminski. The music and supporting audio effects are appropriate and … I think they communicated with the dolphin somehow. Letzter Tagebucheintrag, nachdem die Welt haarscharf am Untergang entlanggeschrammt war. Frank Schätzing is a hype in Germany and so I got his latest book, 'The Tyranny of the Butterfly' which I, honestly, didn't like too much - it was too much of an action thriller than the dystopian novel on artificial intelligence I was expecting or hoping for. The strength of this novel is in the ideas prese. The whales work together to capsize the boats and then kill the people drifting in the water. After I read this book for the first time, it remained my favorite for half a year. Narrated by Frank Schätzing, Manfred Zapatka, Joachim Kerzel, and Ulrike C. Tscharre. Schätzing has done a great amount of research for this, inquiring at actual marine biology institutes and other knowledge centres. When it becomes clear that all those events are related, an international scientific task force is created under the lead of the United States, led by Lieutenant General Judith Li, a close friend and adviser to the President; the protagonists become part of it. 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And wale expert Leon Anawak draws disturbing conclusions. October 26th 2005 The Swarm (German: Der Schwarm) is a science fiction novel by German author Frank Schätzing. Ein Schwarm Goldmakrelen, dachte er erfreut. While some of the science in the book appears plausible to me, other aspects are strangely under-researched: Who ever heard of the rank of "general commander" in the US Navy? What an incredible book this is! Der Schwarm audiobook written by Frank Schätzing. Several other attacks are briefly described in the plot: swimmers are driven from the coast by sharks and venomous jellyfish; commercial ships are attacked and sometimes destroyed; France sees an outbreak of an epidemic caused by lobsters contaminated with a highly lethal type of Pfiesteria. Alles hatte angefangen mit einem peruanischen Fischer. It was everything I wanted and more. So ist der Schwarm trotz fast 1000 Seiten nicht nur spannend, sondern auch lehrreich und mitunter erschreckend. And what a rating! Der Schwarm war anstrengend zu lesen, aber auch gut. Sigur Johanson finally announces his hypothesis: the phenomena are intentional attacks by an unknown sentient species from the depths of the oceans; he states that this is the only logical conclusion, since the attacks are outside the power of any human agency and cannot be a natural phenomenon. I was yearning for a scifi story with a focus on a water based species and ended up reading The Swarm. A great plot idea by a terrible author. The character of Samantha Crowe is strongly based on SETI director Jill Tarter, who was also the main inspiration for Jodie Foster's character Ellie Arroway in Contact. The search for the cause of all this becomes their worst nightmare. This works and the yrr cease their attacks on humanity. The novel borrows some ideas from the Gaia Theory. The Swarm was a number-one-bestseller for eight months in Germany and has been translated into 18 languages. Frank Schätzing Der Schwarm. Alles hatte angefangen mit einem peruanischen Fischer. The story is excellent and performed wonderfully in this audio format. Start by marking “Der Schwarm” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Frank Schätzings Roman "Der Schwarm" ist über 1000 Seiten lang - kein Wunder, dass bisherige Versuche scheiterten, das Werk zu verfilmen. Gabi Zimmermann verdanken wir ein Personenregister zu „Der Schwarm“. As much a hate to make the comparison, it begs to be drawn: The Swarm is to nature and science what The Da Vinci Code was to religion and history and art. Mehr zum Autor Though not all of the 'more' was enjoyable. The attacks do not cease, however. At the same time Leon Anawak, a marine scientist who investigates the behavior of whales and works for a whale watching company, makes startling observations in the whales' behavior; and is called to investigate an incident where whales and sea-borne mussels seemed to have attacked and incapacitated a commercial freighter. This is probably the only non-political book where I wanted to punch the author in the face after reading it. If I hear something that seems to make sense, I'm willing to give it the benefit of the doubt. When he returns to his whale watching job, he witnesses how humpback whales and orcas attack the watcher's boats. I read this because it was recommended by a colleague and the environmentalist stand was close to my heart. The "enemy" is interesting and adequately mind-boggling for a sci-fi yarn. Four characters from the novel actually exist and were written into it by Schätzing as thanks for answering his questions on the scientific background: Gerhard Bohrmann [de] and Heiko Sahling are geologists at the University of Bremen, while Erwin Suess [de] is a marine biologist and professor at the University of Kiel. Sigur Johanson also finds out that General Li has not been honest with them. Ucañan irrte. Australien gibt Quallenalarm. Frank Schätzing: Bibliografie. Frank Schätzing ist einer der meistgelesenen Autoren Deutschlands. Was ihn das Leben kostete, sollte sich sehr bald zu einer unheimlichen und existenziellen Bedrohung für den gesamten Planeten auswachsen. Whales along the coasts of British Columbia change their behaviour. Humanity now faces the difficult task of rebuilding their society and industry without coming into conflict with the ever-watching superpower under the sea again.[1]. Try Google Play Audiobooks today! How could humans see inside a biotope that was sealed with layers of ice? Others seek revenge, wanting to destroy the Yrr. None of this seems to be connected. Es ist nicht nur riesig, aber intensiv recherchiert und detailliert, mit einer Besetzung von Charakteren die über den Atlantik verbreitet sind. I’m torn about this book. The book also remarks on the human inability to thoroughly understand "alien" life; it speculates on the philosophical and religious consequence that the discovery of another sentient species on Earth may have. Die Filmrechte an Der Schwarm wurden von Hollywood erworben (Uma Thurman sowie Ica & Michael Souvignier). The absolute low is when Schätzing descends into the depths of. Ein seltenes Ereignis in der deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur. The search for the cause of all this becomes their worst nightmare. The Gulf Stream has also ceased to exist, an event that may initiate a global climate change that would threaten human civilization. Mit Der Schwarm, seinem sechsten Buch, hat sich der Kölner Bestsellerautor Frank Schätzing in die erste Reihe großer internationaler Thriller-Autoren geschrieben. Try Google Play Audiobooks today! John Ford is a marine biologist in British Columbia and an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia. But biologist Sigur Johanson does not believe in coincidences. Tod und Teufel (1995) Mordshunger (1996) Die dunkle Seite (1997) Keine Angst (1999) Lautlos (2000) Der Schwarm (2004) Nachrichten aus einem unbekannten Universum. Der Schwarm book. The scientists have some success in investigating the yrr and make limited contact. Frank Schätzing muss viel recherchiert haben und bettet die komplexen Vorgänge unserer doch fragilen Welt gut erklärt in die Handlung ein. Once you start listening, you have a hard time stopping! Der Öko-Thriller „Der Schwarm“ ist der erfolgreichste Roman des deutschen Bestseller-Autors Frank Schätzing. 2002 erhielt er den Köln-Literaturpreis, 2004 den Corine-Preis sowie 2005 den deutschen Krimi-Preis, Kategorie National. An overly long dystopian thriller novel about a deep sea organism, jellylike, that is more intelligent than humans. An interesting mix of eco-thriller and "What if" and some kind of pre dystopian drama (yes, I'm having some troubles fitting this one into my genres/shelves ;)). I have not read this book. [7] Each player represents a nation competing in attempts to communicate with The Swarm, and the winner is determined as the most successful researcher. Die Charaktere sind ebenso gut gewählt, wenn auch teils etwas stereotypisch. Frank Schätzing wurde 1957 in Köln geboren und arbeitete nach einem Studium der Kommunikationswissenschaft zunächst in der Werbebranche. EUR 4,99 + Versand . Language (I read the German original) is puerile and often vulgar in a dumb, embarrassing way. How could we measure the speed of an insect’s wings and its heartbeat, or monitor its blood pressure and eating patterns? The book has several sub-plots and will occasionally follow minor unrelated characters to illustrate how events unfold around the globe. 1. hairstyle. Just feast your eyes upon all of these debut books to check out and emerging authors to... "Die Yrr haben die Welt für alle Zeiten verändert." These events are part of a worldwide phenomenon. Frank Schätzing muss viel recherchiert haben und bettet die komplexen Vorgänge unserer doch fragilen Welt gut erklärt in die Handlung ein. A catastrophy seems unavoidable. Worms eat away at a sea shelf triggering tsunamis that wipe out most coastal towns and cities in Scandinavia and Europe. Others seek revenge, wanting to destroy the Yrr. They discover that the yrr are single-cell organisms that operate in groups (swarms), controlled by a single hive-mind that may have existed for hundreds of millions of years. Basically, the world as we know it will crumble under the impact of worms (so far so awesome). Die Charaktere sind ebenso gut gewählt, wenn auch teils etwas stereotypisch. Darin thematisiert er die Chancen und Gefahren künstlicher Intelligenz. Things threaten to collapse on a continental level. Das Buch stellt mit großer Dringlichkeit die Frage nach der Rolle des Menschen in der Schöpfung. The release date was estimated to be 2015, but as of 2018 the film was still in development.[5][6]. MC Europa - Kung Fu 2 Rache für Doc Sunshine Horst Frank / H.G. Doch, so groß wie es ist, erledigt Schatzing eine ausgezeichnete Arbeit alle Teile in die Luft zu halten. Besonders der Umweltschutz und die Auswirkungen des Klimawandels haben es dem passionierten Taucher angetan. A fisherman disappears near the coast of Peru. To see what your friends thought of this book. How could we understand the ability of fish and seals to survive in the cold dark waters of the Antarctic? And wale expert Leon Anawak draws disturbing conclusions. the book is fine for about 600 pages, then Frank loses it completely. While some of the science in the book appears plausible to me, other aspects are strangely under-researched: Who ever heard of the rank of "general commander" in the US Navy? The cons: The characterization is pretty weak, and some of the characters are far too cartoonish to be convincing (Judith Li, Greywolf...); the technique of the all knowing narrator i. Im Nordwesten Amerikas verschwinden Wale spurlos, um bald darauf gar nicht mehr artgerecht wieder aufzutauchen. Without a trace. I really enjoyed this book in spite of the author's glib b.s. The goal of the yrr is to eliminate the human race, which is devastating the Earth's oceans. Vor Norwegens Küste entdecken Ölbohrfachleute eine unbekannte Wurmspezies, deren monströse Kauwerkzeuge einen halben Kontinent zum Einsturz bringen können. bought the film rights to The Swarm in May 2006. 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