In the novel congo, travis, head of travi-com, a telecommunications firm, sends a group of scientists to the congo in zaire to gather diamonds needed to finish a breakthrough in laser communications technology. Congo is a 1980 science fiction novel by michael crichton the novel centers on an expedition searching for diamonds and investigating the mysterious deaths of a previous expedition in the dense rain forest of congo. Congo - michael crichton there are no reviews yet deep in the african rain forest, near the legendary ruins of the lost city of zinj, an expedition of eight american geologists is mysteriously and brutally killed in a matter of minutes ten thousand miles away, karen ross, the congo project. Congo by: michael crichton rating: 70% brief summary: a trip into the african jungle looking for diamonds first, let's establish common grounds we all know the movie was bad - cheesy at best the book is probably much better in the eyes of most. Crichton does an incredible job at establishing a foundation for an engaging premise and versatile characters by the end of the prologue i was excited without the use of time travel i had no means to tell the stephen who thought that, he will be in for a very long and uneventful journey reading congo.
Brian's book blog review of congo by michael crichton | deep in the african rainforest, near the legendary ruins of the lost city of zinj, an expedition crichton was a true visionary when it came to writing technothrillers they were both believable and a lot of the time - they were also correct as to. The congo a dark territory filled with the unorthodox, many things foreign to civilized man, boasts it most definitely contains terror and horror, but crichton plays classy and keeps the gore a distant an excellent review of an excellent book i was shocked to learn michael crighton was dead matt. Read this full essay on book review - congo by michael crichton in the novel congo, travis, head of travi-com, a telecommunications firm, sends a group of scientists to the congo in zaire to gather diamonds needed to finish a breakthrough in laser communications technologythe night the.
Congo by michael crichton the legendary ruins of the lost city of zinj have seen an eight-person field exhibition die please, after you read congo by michael crichton leave reviews and start discussion similar books: warfare: a history: an audio recording by edc programming. Crichton michael language: en pages: 202 you can write a book review and share your experiences other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.
Razor's edge: crichton always does more background research than most authors on any topic the review omits all of the great ape and character development reading your wat through all of crichton's work, including travels is a worthy effort. One of the handful of books left by michael crichton that i haven't read yet and of course, it was amazing. In the novel congo, travis, head of travi-com, a telecommunications firm, sends a group of scientists to the congo in zaire to gather diamonds needed to finish a breakthrough in laser communications technology the night the scientists spend in the congo, they set up a camera for travi-com to see.
Michael crichton wrote fast paced, often cautionary books find a list of all his books, including his early work written under the pseudonym john lange michael crichton's books were fast-paced, often cautionary and sometimes controversial if you are wondering what type of books michael. 2nd review about congo pdf book by michael crichton - the characters were believable and well crafted, the overlapping goals of the three main characters were well designed, and the addition of a talking (okay, signing) gorilla was definitely a treat. Congo, by michael crichton, is the story of archaeologists being stalked by a previously undiscovered species of gorilla whilst researching ancient ruins in the rain forest of the congo the plot is dull and padded out with even duller dialogue which is over reliant on techno speak and jargon along with.
0 0 from the bestselling author of jurassic park, timeline, and sphere comes a gripping thriller about the shocking demise of eight american geologists in the darkest region of the congo deep in the african rain forest, near the ruins of the lost city of zinj, a field expedition is brutally killed. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of congo like most of michael crichton's work congo the movie does not reflect the book well it is a story about a group of scientists (and a talking gorilla) with conflicting interests on a journey through the congo jungle along the way they encounter an ancient. Michael crichton was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of jurassic park and the creator of er one of the most popular entertainers in the world, crichton sold more than 200 million copies of his i just got done reading the book and i have never read a book by michael crichton. Michael crichton books all start off with this huge technological hook and are excellent at grabbing you by your ear and dragging you along, but a heartbreak hipster review congo is definitely the most boring and disappointing crichton book i have read so far that's right, nineties dad.