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 contains a number of scientific mistakes, both the novel and its famous film adaptation of the nineteen sixties. There are similarities to the famous Charlton Xes film, and there are differences, too.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Ulysse programs the ship back to Earth. A couple Jinn and Phyllis, while taking a soothing vacation in Spacein the year A. They find planets that are similar to earth Chapter 3. He became the toast of the town, the hit at every party and the celebrity that everyone wanted to meet. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise.

Laa About Planet of the Apes. Some are of particular note among these editions. It is not the Ape revolution we need to fear, it’s our own complacency and mental stagnation. Ulysse fell in love with a primitive human female, Nova, whom he had met in the forest at the beginning of his visit to the planet. Retrieved 2 February The book came first.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Originally written in by the same author who brought us The Bridge Over the River Kwaithis book will most likely be remembered for the many movies that were based on it’s premise of sknges world where the roles of apes and men are reversed. It’s not a masterpiece, and I don’t think Pierre Boulle intended it to be anything more than clever, lighthearted entertainment.


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The manuscript warns of a menace to the human race. The little details, mostly of ape culture, were what I enjoyed most about this one. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Parts of the series were edited into a feature-length film for English audiences intitled Time of the Apes.

For example as a reader, we think that we all pick and read the better books and we look down on people who read other books not realizing that those could be better than what we are reading.

It was pretty good and I didn’t have to visualize Marky Mark as the main character. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. After graduating as an engineer he moved to Malaysia to planee in He is mated with Nova.

He is granted freedom and zinges given tailored clothing. Published by Pocket first published There is little in the way of character development among human or ape and there is just enough planette building go move the story forward. A second adaptation of the book was released in directed by Tim Burton as a loose remake of the film of the same name.

Our human hero, Ulysse, is an appealing and compassionate intellectual, no “damn dirty apes” outcries here.

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What is Everyone’s Thoughts on Book vs Film? You can read this one as a straight ahead 60s scifi story, and a damn good read it is. Their stock market, with various apes flinging themselves around a giant room, climbing into the rafters, all shrieking at the tops of their lungs as they buy and sell, is a memorable image.


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.

Retrieved 2 February — via Google Books. Slaughtering them like animals, the men run for their lives but are captured.

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Planet of the Apes I can see why Planet of the Apes became a classic but truth be told, I don’t really think it merits that status.

Planetf you are inclined that way, as I sometimes tend to be, you can also read it as paranoia about “lesser” races rising up to surpass and suppress European culture.

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