The same 3-hour, quality performance for less!2 cassettes / 3 hoursOnly $8.99Read by Judith IveyFrom Michael Crichton, bestselling author of Jurassic Park and The Lost World and creator of the television series ER, comes a fantastic tale deep in the heart of the Congo.An eight-person field... show more
The same 3-hour, quality performance for less!2 cassettes / 3 hoursOnly $8.99Read by Judith IveyFrom Michael Crichton, bestselling author of Jurassic Park and The Lost World and creator of the television series ER, comes a fantastic tale deep in the heart of the Congo.An eight-person field expedition dies mysteriously and brutally in a matter of minutes . . . a gruesome video transmission of that ill-fated teams reveals a grainy, moving image of a dark, blurred shape . . .In San Francisco, primatologist Peter Elliot works with Amy, a gorilla with a 620 "sign" vocabulary and a fondness for finger painting. her recent drawing matches, with stunning accuracy, the frayed, brittle pages of a Portuguese print painting dating back to 1642 - a drawing of an ancient lost city. Immediately, a new expedition is sent into the Congo, descending into a secret world where the only way out may be through the grisliest death . . .
Publish date: April 20th 1998
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
(Original Review, 1980-11-15)Here is how Michael Crichton describes Amy, the principal love object in "Congo": "She could be coy, she responded to flattery, she was preoccupied with her appearance, loved make-up, and was very fussy about the collar of the sweaters she wore in the winter." Although s...
Congo isn't Michael Crichton's best work, but it's good, and it's good in that special Crichton way -- heavily researched, fast-paced, tense, and exciting -- that makes it better than most books of its kind. It's about an expedition into the African rainforest, to the Lost City of Zinj, where apes o...
Don't judge me.I read Jurassic Park as a kid and remember loving it since I didn't have the money to go see the movie when it first came out, but I was an undiscriminating twelve years old at the time. I felt the stirrings of adventure covering Stanley's escapades in Africa teaching imperialism and ...
I asked my friend what this was about before I read it, and she said something like,"A monkey fetish."Well, you have to admit she was right.
It's okay. I liked Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park better. But maybe good summer reading?