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Altar of Eden
Altar of Eden
Author: James Rollins
Louisiana state veterinarian Lorna Polk stumbles upon a shipwrecked fishing trawler carrying a caged group of exotic animals. Yet, something is wrong with these beasts: a parrot with no feathers, a pair of Capuchin monkeys conjoined at the hip, a jaguar cub with the dentition of a saber-tooth tiger. They also all share one uncanny trait—a ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780062041517
ISBN-10: 0062041517
Publication Date: 1/1/2011
Pages: 512
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Harper
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 1
Riveting!! Interesting concept!! Left me wanting to read more of the outcome!! Hoping for a sequel
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This book is almost Jurassic Park-like. It's definitely a page turner and quite thrilling! I can't say very much without giving away the plot, but take my word for it, it's worth it for those who enjoy a fast-paced mystery.
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Another good page-turner from Rollins about the nefarious genetic manipulation of DNA in animals and humans! This one reminded me a lot of some of Michael Crichton's novels such as "Next" which was also about genetic engineering and intelligent animals. I was also reminded a lot of H.G. Wells classic "Island of Dr. Moreau" - one of my Wells favorites. I really enjoyed the setting of the first part of the story in the bayous of Louisiana and would give this one a very favorable recommendation.
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James Rollins is such animaginative writer. This book is a great mystery and an exciting read. The swamplands and Louisiana Bayou is an interesting backdrop for this entertaining chase.
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A compelling page-turner! Sci-fi, terrorism, romance, all rolled into one.


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