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The Worlds of Prot

(K-Pax #3)

3.64  ·  Rating details ·  614 ratings  ·  20 reviews
The compelling conclusion of Gene Brewer's acclaimed K-PAX trilogy. The Manhattan Institute of Psychiatry: Prot is back, and patient Robert has returned to his catatonic state. This visit to Earth, prot promises, will be his last. Psychiatrist Gene Brewer is racing against the clock to unravel the mystery of his famous patient, who hails from the planet K-PAX, and to enlis ...more
Paperback, 273 pages
Published July 8th 2002 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (first published July 1st 2002)
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Cecily
Just more of K Pax (http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...) and K Pax II (http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...).

Brewer should have stuck at one book. The first book is tantalisingly ambiguous; the two sequels are just muddled extensions that spoil the original.


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Elisabeth
Apr 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
A satisfying enough end to the trilogy. Interesting albeit slightly stretched storyline, but with some valid points about the human kind on Earth.
Bradley
K-PAX III: The Worlds of Prot by Gene Brewer completes the trilogy of prot–an alter identity of Robert Porter–who has relapsed after his remarkable recovery in On a Beam of Light. Unfortunately, K-PAX III seems to have been written only to fill out the trilogy. In fact, there’s very little story to be found.

As readers of the first two novels, we already know the fairly complex story of how prot came to be, and about Robert Porter’s tragic life. What’s not known completely, is whether prot is tru
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Joanne
Dec 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Basically the same as the first two, however the ending was different. Hence being the final in the trilogy.
Bev
Jan 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Although the sequels spoiled the mystery of Prot being a real alien I loved the books and the back ground to the characters.
Dale
Oct 14, 2011 rated it liked it
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David Ward
K-PAX III: The Worlds of Prot (K-PAX #3) by Gene Brewer (Bloomsbury Publishing 2002) (Fiction - Science Fiction). Prot has returned to the Manhattan Institute of Psychiatry, and Robert has returned to his catatonic state. Prot avers that this will be his final visit to earth. Dr. Brewer is trying everything in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of this strange patient. Hysteria is the order of the day when Prot announces that he will be taking one hundred subjects with him when he returns to hi ...more
Eve
Mar 20, 2014 rated it liked it
I did enjoy this novel, however it just felt a bit more rushed than the other two and didn't quite hold my attention as well. There were also a few loose ends - actions whose consequences were never revealed. Still an enjoyable novel though, but I think this is the end of the road for me when it comes to K-PAX novels as I've heard that the fourth book is not worth my time.
Simon Vandereecken
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Conclusion de la trilogie K-Paxienne magnifique, toute en beauté, on joue encore sur l'ambiguité avec le personnage de Prot/Robert pour un adieu en douceur, bourré d'intrigues, de réflexions passionnantes. Vraiment triste que la suite de K-Pax n'ait jamais été traduite car cette trilogie vaut vraiment le détour et est, à mes yeux, de la très très bonne science fiction. A dévorer !
Sarah Goode
Sep 23, 2010 rated it liked it
I read the other two books quite a while ago but found this on my bookshelves whilst I was tidying them so thought I ought to read it.

not bad but not as good as the other two. Noticed there is a 4th out so will see if I can find a copy of that to read.
Paul Heather
Dec 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: borrowed
And then gets better...
Mark Palmer
Aug 19, 2014 rated it liked it
Not as good as the first two, but had some interesting additions to the story.
Simon
Jan 08, 2010 rated it it was ok
Shelves: sf
Waste of time. Just read the first book and leave it at that.
Hertzan Chimera
Jun 19, 2010 rated it really liked it
you might not like the story BUT FOR THE PLANETARY MESSAGE everybody has to read these books
Daria
Jul 11, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: read_2016
In comparison with previous books
- prot converted from an alien to arrogant ecologist, atheist, anty-capitalist
- dr gene became an ignorant
Justin Cole
Nov 25, 2012 rated it liked it
My opinion of the second in the series is that the question was best left unanswered. This entry in the series did not change my opinion of that book.

Read K-PAX and stop there.
Chad Gibbons
Jul 25, 2011 rated it it was ok
This is the disappointing third entry to the K-PAX series. The title is also deceiving. I expected more 'worlds' than were presented.
Annikka
Krásný závěr krásné série! ♥
Szilvia
Jun 25, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: drama
I read the trilogy, but I have to say the third book didn't bring much more to the story.. I enjoyed the first 2 of the sequel...
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Gene R. Brewer was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana and educated at DePauw University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before becoming a novelist Dr. Brewer studied DNA replication and cell division at several major research institutions, including St. Jude Children's REsearch Hospital (Memphis) and Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland). He is the author of the acclaimed K-PAX tril ...more

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