A summary of the book congo by michel crichton

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Ross, Elliot, Munro, Amy, and some African men; have to walk the rest of the way to the diamond site. Because of the bewilderment over this incident she contacts Dr. They replay the footage and freeze it on the big gray object. They are much more entertaining--yet educational at the same time.

Michael Crichton’s Congo Summary & Analysis

They are contacting them back at the base in Houston. In about two weeks, you'll forget their names. One conversation led to another one that had absolutely nothing to do with the first. Elliot made a tape with the words: Unfortunately for Ross and her team, the American expedition encounters many delays along the way, including plane crashes, native civil wars, and jungle predators.

Peter Elliot, a primatologist who trained a gorilla named Amy to speak by the use of sign language, and Charles Munro, the guide who leads the expedition through the Congo. The next day the volcano was ready to blow which meant they had to leave quickly.

Retrieved 10 July When I first saw the preview for the movie, Congoit was a no-brainer that I would be seeing it as soon as it came out. On their way they face many trials, including attacking gorillas, volcanoes, natives, and revolutionaries. The city has diamond mines under it and they trained gorillas to be like watch dogs to guard the mines.

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Tim Curryan actor I've loved since watching his iconic legendary performance as Dr. The Zinj diamonds are the raw material for computer-chips that will revolutionize everything. In an epilogue, it is revealed that Munro was able to retrieve a few hundred carats of the valuable diamonds and sold them to Intel for use in a revolutionary new computer processor, while Amy was reintroduced into the wild and was later observed teaching her offspring sign language.

A trip into the African jungle looking for diamonds. Every one had to take a parachute and jump out of the plane. We all know the movie was bad - cheesy at best.

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However, they are somewhat distracted trying to stay alive with even more deadly gorillas attacking all around. Supposedly, by this city of "Zinj", there are many rare blue diamonds.

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Eventually, they enter the city and do find diamonds. In Airframe, for example, you expect to read about technical Airplane data. Eventually, they enter the city and do find diamonds.

Peter Elliot, a primatologist who trained a gorilla named Amy to speak by the use of sign language, and Charles Munro, the guide who leads the expedition through the Congo. Reading books and watching movies about big apes helps me reconnect with those experiences I will always hold dear to me.

Her name is Amy. But what they don't know can be fatal. How Resnais made a success with science. I hope you pick a good one. Click here to see the rest of this review The review of this Book prepared by KaTinK Killer ape-like creatures menace a computer specialist, a primatologist and others looking for diamonds on a mission to Africa.

Elliot thought of a plan, he and Amy went to the lair of these gorillas and focused on one. The expedition, searching for deposits of valuable diamonds, discovered the legendary Lost City of Zinj. I'm pretty sure everybody has an idea what it's about so why go into it.Michael Crichton was a writer, director, and producer, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER.

One of the most recognizable names in literature and entertainment, Crichton sold more than million copies of his books, which have been translated into 40 languages and. A typical Crichton reader should know what to expect here: We, the reader, are the idiot; while the character's teach us endlessly.

Once everything is explained, the action starts. Just like the characters, the action is also unexciting, and does not help in. 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.

Congo was written in by Michael Crichton. With a few, very minor details (such as gushing over how awesome it is to have a comuter with K memory) this is a tale that reads very well to this day/5.

Congo was written in by Michael Crichton. With a few, very minor details (such as gushing over how awesome it is to have a comuter with K memory) this is a tale that reads very well to this day/5. Entertainer-educator Crichton, that clever devil, has done it again--by dressing up one of the oldest book/movie scenarios around with enough capsulized science, history, and geography to keep readers happily on their toes.

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