Cook’s lack of ability as a stylist generally has been masked by his talent for Blindsight. Robin Cook, Author Putnam $ (p) ISBN . : Blindsight (): Robin Cook: Books. Cook’s lack of ability as a stylist generally has been masked by his talent for fashioning a solid medical drama–often ripped from current headlines–that keeps.

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The deaths are connected to the mafia in New York City. However, this book is just plain boring.

A young medical investigator investigates along with a police detective. Or he knows really crappy people an Blinsight one that would be 3 on a point scale. This book was exciting and all engrossing! In this book, she begins to take notice of an unusual number of cooi of young professionals who seemed to be succumbing to an overdose of cocaine. Also, I found the book filled with some racist undertones. But they are not bliindsight drug users.

He would have been a great help coko this case as an Ophthalmologist, as Laurie deals with a number of cocaine overdoses in a surprising demographic as well as gang style executions of seemingly random individuals, whose only connection is that they are scheduled to have eye surgery before they were murdered.

Blindsight Book Summary and Study Guide. There are also a series of people overdosing on cocaine. The review that I posted above sums up some of the issues that I had with the book.

I found I had not read this book previously! However, though I know I have read and enjoyed some of the Jack and Laurie series in the past, the description of this book did not seem familiar, and since it was labeled number one in the series, I thought a review read might refresh my mind.


A beautifully written story by Robin Cook, which forces us to think how the medical world robon being manipulated by criminals to make money. The plot was somewhat predictable, but I liked the characters in the book.

Detailed Review Summary of Blindsight by Robin Cook

It’s not stellar but it isn’t rubbish either. I was never particular enamored with Laurie so was never really gripped by the story. I don’t understand how Cook is a best-selling author. No matter how likeable and “human” the two main protagonists seem I have found one more than disturbing fact that ALL characters of this book possess. However, the dialogue and characters are horrible. I entered the military only a I bought this book new when it was on clearance and it has been sitting on my bookshelf for 18 years or so.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I liked the characters so much I thought I’d go back and try the rest of this series. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Blindsight Medical Examiner Laurie Montgomery gets some drug overdose cases, which reminds her of her own brother who died because of drug overdose. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I ended up skipping a lot of pages towards the end, but the last two chapters pretty much summed it up.

Laurie Montgomery, a medical examiner, tries her best to investigate a slew of cocaine related murders without trying to upset her bosses. So, i I love a medical thriller. Today, organ transplants are common miracles of science.

Blindsight Book Summary and Study Guide

It is fast paced, thrilling and very well bllindsight up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I also don’t believe he’s ever actually heard people interact. Retrieved from ” https: Like most of Cook’s other work, it is a medical thriller.

Apr 18, Maetta rated it it was amazing Shelves: Eh, you know, it’s ok.



The ending tied together a little bit too neatly. I thought it was funny that both the Rovin and Quincy television series were referred to, which many people would not have a clue about today as I said, it was dated!

The novel does include the classic love triangle, the bold lead lady, expected blood and death in a thriller but still the novel crashes the expectations and stand above it.

She was the downside to other book I read in this series, so we’ll see how that goes. Lou meets Laurie who is doing autopsy for one of these cases.

Quick but page-turning read. It combined a pathologist, opthamologist, police detective, and some organized crime thugs into a very interesting and page turning story. Today, organ transplants are common miracles of science.

I just felt like it did not move the plot forward. She discovers that all these cases are related to young, rich and successful people; the kind that normally would not be associated with such drug overdose cases. For other uses, see Blindsight disambiguation.

It isn’t as good as Vector, but I did like bu story of corruption in the organ donation field. The success of the novel relies solely upon the griping plot construction with amazing twists. I did not notice that the former owner had written inside the front cover “Ok, but Dumb ending”.

Putnam’s Sons first published January 1st This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Some crimes are beyond Robin Cook is back—with a shocking story of medical conspiracy. All of the “so called professionals” lack the work professionalism.