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Cast of Shadows

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Kevin Guilfoile

Set in a not too distant future after human cloning is legalized, this debut thriller is a disquieting pseudo-scientific meditation on what happens when the teenage daughter of a leading fertility specialist is brutally murdered and her father uses his … see full wiki

Author: Kevin Guilfoile
Publisher: Knopf
2 reviews about Cast of Shadows
review by . January 18, 2012
At a time in the near future, human cloning is legal and Dr. Davis Moore is a fertility doctor specializing in reproductive cloning.      His daughter, AK, is raped and murdered but the killer isn't known. When Moore picks up his daughter's belongings from the police, there is a DNA sample from the killer. With no other way to catch the killer, he uses that DNA to clone a child who will grow up to be the exact replica of the killer.      In a parallel …
review by . April 19, 2005
Until the brutal rape and murder of his 18-year-old daughter, Dr. Davis Moore has a comfortable and successful life as cloning specialist at his own fertility clinic.    While still controversial in first-novelist Guilfoile's America, legal human cloning has taken its place alongside in vitro. Strict rules require anonymous donors and forbid the cloning of a living person. However, given the nature of cloning, these rules seem made to be broken. Surely some eccentric billionaire …
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