Publish date: August 1995
Publisher: Droemer Knaur
Pages no: 351
Edition language: Deutsch
, 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?
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