9780099240624

The Lost World

Crichton, Michael

ISBN 10: 0099240629 / 0-09-924062-9
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Publisher: Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random House
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:
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. But there are rumours that something survived. And when a team go to investigate, they are determined not to give it a chance to escape. Michael Cricton takes the terrifying events of Jurassic Park even further in this unstoppably readable adventure sequel, told by a master storyteller.

Review:
Forget the Michael Crichton book (and Spielberg movie) that copied the title. This is the original: the terror-adventure tale of The Lost World. Writing not long after dinosaurs first invaded the popular imagination, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle spins a yarn about an expedition of two scientists, a big-game hunter, and a journalist (the narrator) to a volcanic plateau high over the vast Amazon rain forest. The bickering of the professors (a type Doyle knew well from his medical training) serves as witty contrast to the wonders of flora and fauna they encounter, building toward a dramatic moonlit chase scene with a Tyrannosaurus Rex. And the character of Professor George E. Challenger is second only to Sherlock Holmes in the outrageous force of his personality: he's a big man with an even bigger ego, and if you can grit your teeth through his racist behavior toward Native Americans, he's a lot of fun.

Review

Review:
Written in the wake of Jurassic Park's phenomenal box-office success, The Lost World seems as much a guidebook for Hollywood types hard at work on the franchise's followup as it is a legitimate sci-fi thriller. Which begs the inevitable questions: Is the plot a rehash of the first book? Sure it is, with the action unfolding on yet another secluded island, the mysterious "Site B." Is the cast of characters basically the same? Absolutely, from a freshly minted pair of cute, compu-savvy kids right down to the neatly exhumed chaos theorist Ian Malcolm (who was presumed dead at the close of JP). But is it fun to read? You betcha. Hollywood (and Michael Crichton) keeps telling us the same old stories for a very good reason: we like them. And the pulp SF formula Crichton has mastered with Jurassic Park and The Lost World is no exception. --Paul Hughes

Review

Editorial reviews may belong to another edition of this title.
 

The Lost World: Search Results

1.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: The Book Depository (Gloucester, UK, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 178 x 106 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. 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. But there are rumours that something survived. And when a team go to investigate, they are determined not to give it a chance to escape. Michael Cricton takes the terrifying events of Jurassic Park even further in this unstoppably readable adventure sequel, told by a master storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 10.71
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
2.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: The Book Depository (Gloucester, UK, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 178 x 106 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. 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. But there are rumours that something survived. And when a team go to investigate, they are determined not to give it a chance to escape. Michael Cricton takes the terrifying events of Jurassic Park even further in this unstoppably readable adventure sequel, told by a master storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 10.79
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
3.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 178 x 106 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. 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. But there are rumours that something survived. And when a team go to investigate, they are determined not to give it a chance to escape. Michael Cricton takes the terrifying events of Jurassic Park even further in this unstoppably readable adventure sequel, told by a master storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 11.04
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
4.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: adybookstore (Woodland Hills, CA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random House. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0099240629 Brand New .We Ships From Multiple Locations like India and USA.Delivery will be done by reputed Shipping partners from USPS,DHL and UPS via tracking method. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 6.06
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
5.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: Internet Bookshop UK Ltd. (Gloucestershire, GLS, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: 1997-06-05., 1997. Book Condition: New. Arrow Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 352pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1329251

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 3.22
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 8.65
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
6.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 178 x 106 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. 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. But there are rumours that something survived. And when a team go to investigate, they are determined not to give it a chance to escape. Michael Cricton takes the terrifying events of Jurassic Park even further in this unstoppably readable adventure sequel, told by a master storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # KNV9780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.45
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
7.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 5

Book Description: Arrow Books Ltd. Book Condition: New. 1997. New edition. Paperback. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland . Bookseller Inventory # V9780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 14.95
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
8.
International Edition
International Edition

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: Asian Book Mart (Delhi, India)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 5

Book Description: Book Condition: NEW. INTERNATIONAL EDITION. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 14.98
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From India to U.S.A.
9.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: English-Book-Service - A Fine Choice (Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Random House UK | Der junge kalifornische Paläontologe Levine ist von der Idee besessen, daß die Dinosaurier gar nicht ausgestorben sind, daß irgendwo auf der Welt einige von ihnen überlebt haben. Und als aus Costa Rica das Auftauchen von ungewöhnlichen Echsen gemeldet wird, besteigt er das nächste Flugzeug, um die Tiere vor Ort zu studieren. Noch ahnt er nicht, daß es sich bei diesen Sauriern nicht um Wesen aus der Kreidezeit handelt, sondern um Überbleibsel einer gezielten Genmanipulation, die ein geldgieriger Unternehmer in Auftrag gab, um die Tiere zur Attraktion eines Vergnügungsparks zu machen. The action-packed bestselling sequel to Jurassic Park. | 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. But there are rumours that something survived. And when a team go to investigate, they are determined not to give it a chance to escape. Michael Cricton takes the terrifying events of Jurassic Park even further in this unstoppably readable adventure sequel, told by a master storyteller. | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 248 gr | 448 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 11.71
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.35
From Germany to U.S.A.
10.

Crichton, Michael
ISBN 10: 0099240629
ISBN 13: 9780099240624
Bookseller: THE SAINT BOOKSTORE (Southport, MSY, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 2

Book Description: Cornerstone. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Lost World, 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. But there are rumours that something survived. And when a team go to investigate, they are determined not to give it a chance to escape. Michael Cricton takes the terrifying events of Jurassic Park even further in this unstoppably readable adventure sequel, told by a master storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # B9780099240624

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.05
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 9.34
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book