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Fantastic Voyage by Isaac Asimov

The brilliant scientist Jan Benes discovered how to shrink a man for an infinite period of time. While he gets transported from communist Russia where he worked, to America, he is attacked en route. To save Benes, a group of scientists is put together to be miniaturized and injected into his bloodstream. While on the journey to the blood clot in Benes’ brain, the group encounters all sorts of adventures. White blood cells, brownian motion, and much more. At the end, they race against the clock to reach the blood clot and successfully remove it before their 60 minutes is up. Will they succeed?

This book blew my mind because of the advanced science involved and the cliffhangers at the end of each chapter. Although this book was written in 1966, the content is still relevant in our world today. I would highly recommend this book to anyone!

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