Parasitology

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 59 ratings

Parasite Summary

A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite - a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation. When implanted, the tapeworm protects us from illness, boosts our immune system - even secretes designer drugs. It's been successful beyond the scientists' wildest dreams.

Now, years on, almost every human being has a SymboGen tapeworm living within them. But these parasites are getting restless. They want their own lives... and will do anything to get them.

©2013 Seanan McGuire (P)2013 Hachette Audio
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  • Book 1

    • Parasite

    • By: Mira Grant
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite - a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation. When implanted, the tapeworm protects us from illness, boosts our immune system - even secretes designer drugs. It's been successful beyond the scientists' wildest dreams. Now, years on, almost every human being has a SymboGen tapeworm living within them. But these parasites are getting restless. They want their own lives... and will do anything to get them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Mira Grant!

    • By A. Hodgson on 02-01-14

    Regular price: £16.99

  • Book 2

    • Symbiont

    • By: Mira Grant
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The SymboGen designed tapeworms were created to relieve humanity of disease and sickness. But the implants in the majority of the world's population began attacking their hosts turning them into a ravenous horde. Now those who do not appear to be afflicted are being gathered for quarantine as panic spreads, but Sal and her companions must discover how the tapeworms are taking over their hosts, what their eventual goal is, and how they can be stopped.

    Regular price: £28.89

  • Book 3

    • Chimera

    • By: Mira Grant
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The outbreak has spread, tearing apart the foundations of society, as implanted tapeworms have turned their human hosts into a seemingly mindless mob. Sal and her family are trapped between bad and worse and must find a way to compromise between the two sides of their nature before the battle becomes large enough to destroy humanity and everything that humanity has built...including the chimera.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-08-18

    Regular price: £28.89