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Sawyer covers all these topics well and throws in some highly likeable characters too.
When I got to that part of the book, I almost had to stop reading because for me the sheer horror of what was done was just too much.
A much stronger book would have taken just ONE of these story lines and developed it in greater depth.
Frameshift is a thought provoking, well written sci-fi novel. Heavily centered on genetics and genetics research, Pierre Tardivel is a genetic scientist who suffers from... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Carl Alves
I'm a retired college biology teacher, ninety years old and got hooked on SF stories when I was in high school. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Robert B. Gordon
I've now read six Robert J. Sawyer books, so it's fair to say I'm a fan.
And I also think it's very safe to say if you like Sawyer's other works, you'll really enjoy... Read more
There is a lot here. Genetic evolution, telepathy, disease, an attempted murder and murder mystery, the holocaust and the hunt for Nazi war criminals, a corrupt insurance company,... Read morePublished on April 25, 2010 by Tactitles
A 'frameshift' mutation is the adding or removing of one nucleotide to alter the genetic code of a living thing. Read morePublished on December 16, 2008 by Ray J. Palen Jr.
"Frameshift" by Robert J. Sawyer, © 1997
This story has a very odd premise. It also presents a truly unusual theory for the growth and development of species, just... Read more
I was excited to read Frameshift at first. A small-scale adventure, confined to one planet, to one species - humans. Read morePublished on November 15, 2006
This is the second novel I have read by Canadian author Robert J. Sawyer and after this I will definitely be reading a lot more. Read morePublished on November 14, 2006 by James P. Lea
I bought Frameshift because of the Nazi war criminal angle. I always enjoy a good Nazi courtroom prosecution scene, and I thought this book was going to be another one of those. Read morePublished on November 6, 2006