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.
It is at this point in the story that we oierre that Jinn and Phyllis, the couple who found the bottle, are chimpanzees. Only 2 weeks ago I would say that science fiction stories are my favourite. Nova was put in the same cage with Meron. Humans are used for scientific research. Sign In Don’t have an account?
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The manuscript warns of a menace to the human race. Showing of 5 reviews. Zira takes Meron out to show him the town Chapter Despite Boulle’s reservations, there was enough interest in his concept for two production companies to buy the cinematic rights to the book within a short space of time.
This book is very different, funny in a way. At first, the simians reacted to Merou with laughter and disgust; but then, little by little, they accepted him as an equal. Apes gradually took over human homes, driving the humans into camps outside of the cities. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Meron was introduced to the meeting Chapter It is not the Ape revolution we need to fear, it’s our own complacency and mental stagnation.
It was a different thing but the movie got some stuff right.
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As one who knows that apes and monkeys come from distinct simian families, I felt the change made no sense and found it extremely irritating. In spite of a few faults, it’s an undeniable classic.
Excavation uncovered an ancient city with a curious relic! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He spoke to them, telling them he was a rational creature from planet Earth where humans dominated Chapter For me, its main theme is an reminder of the things we take for granted or better yet, the people who we take for granted. Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references Articles containing Japanese-language text Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from August All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention Articles needing additional references from March Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers.
The ending is very different from the film. The novel inspired a media franchise comprising nine films, two television series one animated and several comic books. However, once outside the ship, he discovered that, in the centuries of his absence, simians had risen to dominance and man had de-evolved into primitive animals – Earth was now pirrre by intelligent apes just like the planet from which he had fled as they are greeted by a gorilla in military outfit.
I will have more to say about this in pidrre venue later this y I have been meaning to read the one that started it all, the novel by Pierre Boulle. All the copies I saw back then had pictures from the film einges the cover. Maybe it was the English translation or the era it was written in but it is a curiously flat and under-developed book.
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After the defeat of France he fled to Singapore to join the Free French. Gorillas, fully dressed as hunters, attack the tribe with firearms. He is granted freedom and is given tailored clothing.
There are similarities to the famous Charlton Heston film, and there are differences, too. Trivia About Planet zinges the Apes. Meron drew a picture of the solar system with Earth. Thanks to the Goodreads Time Travel reading group for choosing this book and giving me the opportunity to read and discuss it with others.
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Then he draws on a notebook to impress Zira, the simian scientist Chapter To him, man had always been a primitive savage, and nothing in man’s history had proven otherwise; Antelle took a more scientific approach, he studied their simple customs, and discerned that man had devolved into primitives, leaving their vast civilization in ruin.
This book is a total work of fiction but very unbelievable! Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. When they catch hold of it, they f This book is a total work of fiction but very unbelievable! Things began to change. He finds that each primate species are separated in classes, chimpanzees are kind, peaceful intellectuals and citizens, orangutans are the scientists and the politicians, gorillas are violent and are the laborers, hunters, and authorities, and monkeys are citizens and workers.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. For tackling some really big idea I’m a big fan of the original movie and have seen it many, many times.
I have been meaning to read the one that started it all, the novel by Pierre Boulle.