A Review Of "The Lost World"


The Lost World by Michael Crichton was a very adventurous and
suspenseful book. This book is a perfect addition to Jurassic Park and
continues exactly where it left off. It takes place on a remote island not
far from Isla Nubar (the last island) and was actually where the dinosaurs
where conceived and where they were checked against any diseases before
being shipped to the actual park. But after the InGen corporation went
bankrupt and their owner suddenly "disappeared" in the park, this "Lost
World" was left behind because no one really knew about it. Through the
story, the ingenious Ian Malcom along with his new friends, Dr. Levine,
Arby, Kelly, Eddie Carr, Dr. Thorne, and Sarah ...

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fumes. One quote describing the island was "Thorne
glimpsed rugged, volcanic terrain, overgrown with dense jungle.

This book was actually packed with action, that is what kept me
reading it for such long periods at a time. One very adventurous scene was
when Sarah and Kelly where chasing after the raptor which had the key
wrapped around it's mouth. "They were now just three feet away. Kelly
could smell the animal. It turned it's head and snapped at them." Another
exciting scene was when Eddie Carr was battling with the raptors on the
high hide and lost. "One of the raptors caught the strut in its jaws and
jerked it hard. Eddie lost his balance, twisted, and fell backward,
toppling over the side. Immediately all the animals dropped to the ground.
They heard Eddie screaming in the night."

The characterization in this story was also excellent, one
character that Chrichton went into deep detail was Eddie Carr. "Eddie Carr
was twenty-four years old, raised in Daly City. ...

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