Ears of the Jungle Author:Pierre Boulle In Ears of the Jungle, Pierre Boulle returns from the Planet of the Apes to the scene of The Bridge Over the River Kwai; Southeast Asia. This time he is writing of another war—a war being fought in the jungle, where not even the dense undergrowth or the blackness of overhanging vegetation can hide man’s inherent foibles or those that grow out o... more »f his great technical achievement, the computer.
What—or who—are the jungle’s ears that can hear and transmit with such deadly precision every move of the enemy? And who, for that matter, is the enemy: the army to which the ears belong, or the one that best uses them? On what side is the masterly intelligence, the artful and subtle woman Madame Ngha, who understands so well the nature of the natives and the value of expediency in a landscape rank with ideologies, fervor, and stupidity?« less