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Publisher Description

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

“[Michael] Crichton’s dinosaurs are genuinely frightening.”—Chicago Sun-Times

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.

Praise for Jurassic Park
“Wonderful . . . powerful.”The Washington Post Book World

“Frighteningly real . . . compelling . . . It’ll keep you riveted.”—The Detroit News
“Full of suspense.”The New York Times Book Review

Mysteries & Thrillers
November 7
Random House Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

Brightwaters Book Reviews ,

Read this book!

Way better than the movie.

ChrisDQ82 ,


it’s certainly a great book. this is one time where i do not agree that the book is better than the movie though. i’m not saying that book isn’t great, but this is one story where seeing these creatures was better than reading about them. and steven spielberg brought them truly to life.

the book has characters that are different, added and changed scenarios, but it feels like the plot is 80% the same. different enough you will get enjoyment out of this. i loved it.

TheGuyAndJunk ,

Obviously, different than the movie

But I didn’t expect the story to be so interesting. It’s so good. Ends of chapters left me saying “just one more” till I missed hours of sleep. I loved this book and I’m not really a book reader.

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