The Great Zoo of China
The all-new thriller from #1 internationally bestselling author Matthew Reilly!It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world. Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing... show more
The all-new thriller from #1 internationally bestselling author Matthew Reilly!It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world. Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. A small group of VIPs and journalists has been brought to the zoo deep within China to see its fabulous creatures for the first time. Among them is Dr. Cassandra Jane “CJ” Cameron, a writer for National Geographic and an expert on reptiles. The visitors are assured by their Chinese hosts that they will be struck with wonder at these beasts, that they are perfectly safe, and that nothing can go wrong. Of course it can’t…GET READY FOR ACTION ON A GIGANTIC SCALE.
Publish date: 2015-01-27
Publisher: Gallery Books
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I thought that this book was a lot of fun! This was actually my first experience with Matthew Reilly's work despite the fact that his books have been on my radar for quite some time. I have had a copy of this book for years but it someho...
In an interview at the back of this book, Matthew Reilly confesses that Jurassic Park is his favorite novel, the one that first inspired him to write, and that he wanted to make The Great Zoo of China as different from JP as possible to avoid comparisons. In order to do that, he set the book in Chin...
*Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.*CJ Cameron and her brother Hamish are included in a group of VIPs to see a new Chinese zoo. This is no ordinary zoo, several decades in the making, it showcases a creature no one thought existed, dragons....
Scientist has always tried to outdo each other. Trying to find a cure for everything and anything. If someone says it CAN'T be done scientists want to try and prove that they CAN. Of course, sometimes it shouldn't be done in the first place but most scientists won't look at that aspect of things. If...
The Great Zoo of China started off strong. The introduction gave us the setting for the story - a death scene, a hint of bad guys and dragons. Afterwards we were introduced to our characters, given tidbits of information about their history and relationships with each other. Then to the zoo and drag...