More horror! More nerdy science talk! Less time with those pesky kids! Plus, you could even listen to the pretty film score while you read. The book is as much a classic as the movie, and if you like this one, there are lots of other excellent Crichton books waiting for you.
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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm.
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"Wonderful . . . powerful."--The Washington Post Book World An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them--for a price. Until something goes wrong. . . . In Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller. "Frighteningly real . . . compelling . . . It'll keep you riveted."--The Detroit News "Crichton's dinosaurs are genuinely frightening."--Chicago Sun-Times
"Full of suspense."--The New York Times Book Review
About the Author
Michael Crichton's novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure, and The Lost World. He was as well the creator of the television series ER. Crichton died in 2008.