Jurassic Park

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Ballantine Books, 1991 - Fiction - 399 pages
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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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I did feel that the ending was a bit weak and rushed. - LibraryThing
His pace is unrelenting, his logic nearly flawless. - LibraryThing
... not easy to follow the plot. - LibraryThing
The ending was mostly stupid, too - only Beth saved it. - LibraryThing

Review: Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1)

User Review  - Olivia Mainville - Goodreads

I read this gripping book in five days, and it would have been faster had it not been around exam week. The film's adaptation is very close to the book, with a few minor changes and additions. As most ... Read full review

Review: Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1)

User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this novel. The writing style of Michael Crichton is absolutely incredible, he has a way were when you are reading you get hooked and never want to put the book down. If you are a fan ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Michael Crichton's novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure, and The Lost World. He was as well the creator of the television series ER. Crichton died in 2008.

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