seldombites, September 12, 2012 (view all comments by seldombites)
This is one of the rare instances where I have enjoyed a movie more than the book. That isn't to say, however, that the book is no good. On the contrary, while it didn't have the immediate thrills and jump moments of a Hollywood film, it was still an enjoyable and engrossing novel filled with suspense and tension. If you enjoyed the movie, you are bound to like the book.
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HayleyAmanda, May 2, 2009 (view all comments by HayleyAmanda)
As a child the movie Jurassic Park was my favorite and still is, but when I read this book it was pure Dinosaur magic. This book is wonderfully creepy and exciting. Love love love it.
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by Detroit News.,
"Frighteningly real...it'll keep you riveted."
by Washington Post Book World,
by Publishers Weekly,
"...Crichton ingeniously interweaves details of genetic engineering, computer wizardry and current scientific controversy over dinosaurs to fashion a scary, creepy, mesmerizing techno-thriller with teeth."
by School Library Journal,
"Suspense, excitement, and good adventure pervade this book..."
by New York Times Book Review,
"Full of suspense."
by New York Times,
"His best to date."
by Random House,
An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Creatures once extinct now roam Jurassic Park, soon-to-be opened as a theme park. Until something goes wrong...and science proves a dangerous toy....
An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Creatures extinct for eons now roam Jurassic Park, and all the world can visit them for a price--until something goes wrong.
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