From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"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
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TysonAdams - LibraryThing
Is Michael Crichton always this preachy? This is the second Crichton thriller I have read and the second time I have come away noticing his anti-science rants and preachy tone. This time the anti ... Read full review
Review: Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1)User Review - Liza Connolly - Goodreads
If I could make a recommendation: read Jurassic Park! Then, ****READ THE LOST WORLD!**** I actually preferred the sequel by a slight margin (due in part to Sarah Harding), and both books are great ... Read full review
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