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The Lost World
The Lost World
Author: Michael Crichton
It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end--the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something has survived. . . .
ISBN-13: 9780345402882
ISBN-10: 034540288X
Publication Date: 9/1/1996
Pages: 448
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3.7 stars, based on 510 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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A little too wordy in a few spots, but an excellent story with good character development and several cliff-hanging moments.
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Love, love, love this book! The only reason I am posted it for trade is that I ended up with two copies!! Perfect reading for people who like science, adventure, dinosaurs, and intelligently written prose. Infinitely better than the movie!
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Helpful Score: 1
This book tells a better story than the movie. I really enjoyed it.
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The book that the movie, Jurassic Park was based upon. Only the book was much, much better. Read it and see.
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The sequel to Jurassic Park. This story is well-written, entertaining and VERY easy-to-read.
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it was ok... definatly preferred the first book overall. Kind of confused how ian malcom supposedly died and the first book and crichton brought him back. good book though, way better than the movie.
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If you enjoyed "Jurassic Park", you'll probably like this one. Michael Crichton is (was actually - he died not long ago) an excellent writer who often has interesting things to say, but my eyes started to glaze over 25 pages into "The Lost World". The fault is more with me than with the author; I'm just not that into sci-fi. Didn't finish it.
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I know everyone knows the story... Right? Wrong. The books are so much better and scarier than the movies even hinted at. Crichton at his best, struck terror into my heart and brain. Good luck putting it down.

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