Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton (published by Harper) is based on the real-life race for fossils between Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. Photo: Shutterstock Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton (published by Harper) is based on the real-life race for fossils between Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. Photo: Shutterstock
Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton (published by Harper) is based on the real-life race for fossils between Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. Photo: Shutterstock

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Book review: Dragon Teeth – Crichton’s tale of fossil feuds has bite, but dead dinos aren’t as fun as live ones

Based on the real-life rivalry between two 19th century palaeontologists, Dragon Teeth is slow to start but eventually becomes a real page-turner overflowing with secrecy, suspicion and cutthroat competition

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton (published by Harper) is based on the real-life race for fossils between Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. Photo: Shutterstock Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton (published by Harper) is based on the real-life race for fossils between Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. Photo: Shutterstock
Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton (published by Harper) is based on the real-life race for fossils between Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope. Photo: Shutterstock
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