Jurassic Park: A Novel

Kobo ebook | May 14, 2012

byMichael Crichton

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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

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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...

John Michael Crichton, known as Michael Crichton, was born on October 28, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his way through Harvard University and Harvard Medical School by writing novels. One of these, The Andromeda Strain (1969), became a bestseller. After graduating summa cum laude, Crichton was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk ...

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307763056

ISBN - 13:9780307763051

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life finds a way Jurasic Park the novel and Jurassic Park the movie might be two completely different beasts but both are still as awesome as can be.
Date published: 2015-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the movie. Love the book. The last time I read this book, I was a teenager. I enjoy reading Jurassic Park now as I did then. The movie is just as good, no matter how times I've seen it.
Date published: 2015-07-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Boring Quite a dry book, with stilted dialogue and predictable, one-dimensional characters. Had to force myself to read the whole thing.
Date published: 2015-05-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It's almost addicting An exciting science fiction that inspired a cult movie. Surely one to read if you're a fan of the movies.
Date published: 2015-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still love this book I read this book a couple of years ago and I'm reading it again. I'm glad I decided to do it. I forgot how much I loved it.
Date published: 2015-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If only the movie had the same plot A brilliant adventure with incredible attention to detail. My hope is that some day a director with vision will relaunch this book as a movie that more closely resembles Crichton's vision and story.
Date published: 2015-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing plot & suspense In my opinion one of the best science fiction books of all time. Heart-stopping suspense and in-depth scientific explanations. 5 stars.
Date published: 2014-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read Its a great book. If you have seen the movie first the book tells a story thats ends diffrently and remains a joy to read. The ending seems rushed Crichton hits a great stride then simply wraps it up too quickly. Hamonds ending feals "phoned in". But hands down its a great read.
Date published: 2014-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read This is a great book! If you loved the movie and are looking for a good book in your free time, look no further! You will adore this story! The story starts off slow with build up and gives hints to InGen's secret, but be patient, soon the story becomes a real page turner. The most impressive aspect of this book is the ability to convey something the movie barely touches: fear. The terror you feel when you know you are helpless to prevent something. Make no mistake, Jurassic park, "spared no expense".
Date published: 2014-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read Loved the book. Better than the movie. There were more attacks and u really get into the world
Date published: 2014-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! So good to finally read this! Excellent book!
Date published: 2013-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jurassic Park This was such an awesome book and I'm excited to read the sequel. It's so much better than the movie.
Date published: 2013-03-13