La\Planete des Singes [Pierre Boulle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Despite being a cult classic of science fiction films, the text upon which Planet of the Apes is based is actually a fairly serious (if not satirical). About the Author. Pierre Boulle est né en à Avignon. Après ses études, il va vivre en Extrême-Orient. Il s’engage et combat tour à tour en Chine.
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It took me awhile to get used to this writing style.
La Planète des singes by Pierre Boulle (3 star ratings)
Jul 25, Noelia B. He toured the city and learned sjnges the apes’ civilization and history. In the final memory, apes attacked the last human camp, carrying only whips.
Retrieved 2 February — via www. Our chimp protangonists, Zira and Cornelious, are good natured but not hopelessly romantacized “good guys”. Not a patch on the film as it doesn’t have the films’ iconic ending. A message in a bottle is found! The novel inspired a media franchise comprising nine films, two television series one animated and several comic books.
I was shocked while I was reading fragments with descriptions of how apes were treating humans. It is a sci-fi because of the idea of having apes ruling the universe as they think that men have lesser intelligence than them.
For tackling some really big idea I’m a big fan of the original movie and have seen it many, many times. So if you are a fan of the movies, don’t read this book unless you are willing to wipe the slate clean and take the book on its own terms.
La Planète des Singes
He is mated with Nova. But hey, how about this main theme that I deduced from this book?
I cannot say anything more about this book as it will lead straight to spoilers!! It is subsequently revealed, via the frame story, that Jinn and Phyllis are sinbes civilized chimpanzees, and they discard Ulysse’s story as sheer fantasy because the idea of humans as speaking and civilized members of society is an utterly unbelievable concept to them. Lists with This Book.
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No it isn’t a dream. A journalist who took part in the space expedition that lands on Soror, a planet orbiting the star Betelgeuse. I give the book plznete my editor and I don’t want to change anything, not even a comma.
At the end of this time, they were startled to see a hunting party in the forest, consisting of gorillas, orangutans, and chimpanzees using guns and machines. This book was sjnges praised and was given such revie French writer Pierre Boulle made use of his experience as a soldier in WWII in depicting the relationship of apes and men in this book, Planet of the Apes.
La Planète des singes
Here, they find humans are actually not the same like the ones boulel Earth except for their appearances.! I read a lot of books but I have never been so absorbed in them. This is a small book which is pretty quick to read and is good change when you are tired of reading the usual paranormal! I’m not sure what was the reason of it, but I suppose that it might have been caused by interesting descriptions of life on unknown planet and the fast action.
Pierrr reverts to primitive humanity in the zoo and is moved to the laboratory for safety, where he is mated to a young female. Later this woman attacks and kills Hector, their pet chimpanzee Chapter 5. Again, the planee took several centuries, but only a relative time of a few years to the protagonist. The book is similar to the film series in certain ways, boull different enough to provide a new approach to the main subject.
The manuscript is in the language of Earth,French! I had heard that the source novel was very different from this film and was always curious about the inspiration for one of my favorite movies.
The object is to explore planets suspected of orbiting that star. Planet of the Apes: It’s not a masterpiece, and I don’t think Pierre Boulle intended it to be anything more than clever, lighthearted entertainment.
It was the first in a new series of films.