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- DescriptionThe Taklamakan, China's Death Desert, crusted huge swmelt water reservoirs. Out of the blue, a powerful earthquake transforms its mounds to marshland. Suddenly, flattened sand dunes lip divergent swamps rimmed by woven mangrove thickets. What dunes had long dominated has become a haven for animal life soon, to appear. Dormant for three hundred million years, Triassic life begins to emerge. And with it a macabre deadly disease. In the Taklamakan palaeontology and medical science team up to fight the scourge. Triassic creatures mysteriously appear. For the first time, homo sapiens sees living Triassican amphibians; leaping giant frogs to lumbering pre-Jurassic reptiles while 'tendrilosis', the ghoulish disease, takes its toll. There is cure. The disease spreads globally. Because the scourge cant be scientifically figured, it cant be stopped. Have four billion years also mutated earth's fundamental laws? Have the scientific links between past and present been transformed? There are answers. Until human intuition intervenes ......
- Author BiographyRaised and educated in South Africa, Sol Kesler started as a cattleman, was married and had three children when he sold up to study architecture. He has worked professionally in South Africa, Greece (Corfu), Zambia and Zimbabwe. His architecture has been on 'Skynews' and has featured in The Readers Digest. Now widowed, he lives on the slope of magnificent Table Mountain. 'Triassic Turmoil' is his ninth book. His other novels include 'Olives', 'Architure', 'DemocraZy', 'Legend: Logos' and 'Judgement; Jerusalem'.
- Author(s)Sol Kesler
- Date of Publication22/07/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight644 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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