Jurassic Park: A Novel
From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful . . . powerful.”—The Washington Post Book World An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been... show more
From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful . . . powerful.”—The Washington Post Book World An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them—for a price. Until something goes wrong. . . . In Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller. “Frighteningly real . . . compelling . . . It’ll keep you riveted.”—The Detroit News “Crichton’s dinosaurs are genuinely frightening.”—Chicago Sun-Times “Full of suspense.”—The New York Times Book Review
Publish date: September 25th 2012
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
It's that time of year again! Happy Holidays to everyone! Or rather, a belated Merry Christmas, as this review came out a few days later than I'd planned. Of course, it also gave me a chance to include my 100th read book this year, Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets. This is a feature I've been hop...
Streamed this off Audible. This edition is 15:10:10 exactly and narrated by Scott Brick. I love it. That's it. Scott Brick's voice is amazing and he maintains the individual voices of each character perfectly 99.9% of the time. (I can excuse that slip on Muldoon's dialogue in that one scene becaus...
My first exposure to Jurassic Park was the first movie. After seeing that a bunch of times, I read the book. I remember liking both the movie and the book about the same, but for different reasons – the movie had great action scenes and amazing on-screen dinos (the part of me that wanted to be a pal...
BLUF: This book is exactly how you think it will be. Good, but dated.Plot: Eccentric Billionaire, John Hammond, owns a bioengineering firm which ventures into the re-creation of dinosaurs with the purpose of creating a zoo – the first of its’ kind. It’s not entertaining to have only omnivores; Hammo...
So much yes. I thought the movie was amazing.... this blows it out of the park. Crichton has such an insane way of throwing science and research into something that's fiction. I loved every second of it.