In un’isola sperduta al largo della Costa Rica, il miliardario John Hammond costruisce un gigantesco parco di attrazioni biologiche. Grazie ai miracoli dell’ingegneria genetica, nel suo «Jurassic Park» rivivrà un intero ecosistema, compresi i terribili dinosauri carnivori: il gigantesco Tyrannosaurus Rex e i famelici Velociraptor. In perfetto equilibrio tra la precisione scientifica dei dettagli e un’atmosfera fantastica e avventurosa, Michael Crichton ha scritto un romanzo dal ritmo serratissimo: Jurassic Park cattura il lettore fin dalle prime pagine, trasportandolo in un incubo che nasce dal profondo della preistoria e si proietta su un presente dominato dalle arroganti certezze della scienza.
- ISBN: 8811684714
- Casa Editrice: Garzanti
- Pagine: 490
Lesson from this book: Kids are annoying and will get you killed. Ok I’m slightly exaggerating but have you noticed how frustrating children characters are during a crisis? I’m sure they would be during the apocalypse or when being tracked by dinosaurs but I wanted to throw my phone at the wall a few Leggi tutto
Shout out to this fabulous book, it made a guest appearance in my latest YouTube Video (all about making fun nature things out of felt). I honestly cannot recommend it enough! “Life breaks free. Life expands to new territories. Painfully, perhaps even dangerously. But life find
This is one of my favorite books of all time!!! I was way excited back then, 20 years ago, about the movie (minus the controversial scene portraiting San José, Costa Rica with a beach in the middle of it). Trust me. I am from Costa Rica and I live precisely in San José and we don't have a dang be
Rereading for obvious reasons. :D :D :D :D
Put me down for "liked the movie a little more." "But scientific power is like inherited wealth: attained without discipline. You read what others have done, and you take the next step. You can do it very young. You can make progress very fast. And because you can stand on the shoulders of giants, Leggi tutto
Here's my video review https://youtu.be/HZjuLbquNIU
So, straight to it. Jurassic Park, the book, is inimitable, apart from a few clumsy attempts. One thing that differentiated it from its wannabes is that, unlike books about sharks, snakes or let's say, zombies, dinosaurs come in very varied shapes. This means that the way the casualties meet their
❝ Discovery, they believe, is inevitable. So they just try to do it first. That's the game in science.❞ -------------- Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park❝ All the Dinosaurs feared the T-Rex❞------ Wade Wilson, Deadpool (2016)🎵Velociraptor, he’s gonna find yaHe’s gonna kill ya, he’s gonna eat ya 🎵----- Leggi tutto
This is one of Crichton's best novels, which varied widely in quality, and could be called part of the foundation of the Sci-Fi thriller genre with mainstream media adaptions and many great, new authors following in this footsteps. Until the first hybrids, most novels of this genre were pure fiction Leggi tutto
ALL THE STARS! Holy smokes y'all, I did not realize the amount of differences in the book vs the movie! And yes, I love the book much more then the movie now. I've seen the movie 10 million times but the book of Jurassic Park is more dark, gritty and so well done! Kudos Michael Crichton on writing a cl Leggi tutto
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