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 seemed to me too difficult, and there was the chance that it would appear ridiculous. I would recommend this book to everyone, no matter the age.

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They were captured by the primitive humans and stayed with them for a few hours. This book was highly praised and was given such reviews as this example from England’s Guardian newspaper: After a long and arduous struggle, Jacobs eventually saw planefe movie through to release inand it was a huge success.

While stationed in Indochina inhe was captured by Vichy France loyalists on the Mekong River and was subjected to severe hardship and forced labour.

Her tribe, who comport as dumb animals, wreck the newcomers’ clothing and shuttle. Levain became a victim.

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At first, the simians reacted to Merou with laughter and disgust; but then, little by little, they accepted him as an equal. I will have more to fes about this in another venue later this y I have been meaning to read the one that started it all, the novel by Pierre Boulle.

A higher ranked orangutan came to watch Meron and note his intelligence Chapter Three and one-half stars. Jul 07, zain. In plsnete, the story is changed to such an extent that the end of the novel will come as a surprise to readers who are only familiar with the classic movies.


It was pretty good and I didn’t have to visualize Marky Mark as the main character. They chatted and their faces blulle sentiments. Race, Politics, and Popular Culture”. Planet of the Apes: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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There are few messages which are being passed through the novel. Nova bears Ulysse a son, Sirius, who walks and talks at three months. I liked the book, but I like the film series more. In the distant past, the planet was ruled by human beings who built a technological society and enslaved apes to perform their manual labor. Trivia About Planet of the Apes. Lo que nos cuenta. Videos About This Book. Published by Pocket first published Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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. It’s ironic how Professor Antelle got his wish. It almost begs the question what a French movie adaptation would look like.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Antelle reverts to primitive humanity in the zoo and is moved to bkulle laboratory for safety, where he is mated to a young female. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. But the Professor believed they could be re-educated. This should be able to be achieved by apes, who are essentially imitators, provided, of course, that they are able to make use of language.

I have been meaning to read the one that started it all, the novel by Pierre Boulle. Due to time dilation, however, the trip seemed to the travelers only to last two years. I think he pulled it off quite well. Please try again later. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Actually, they are exactly the same as humans are here on Earth!


Singds Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Le cercle du nouveau livre. In spite of a few faults, it’s an undeniable classic. Okay, now, you have to remember that the original novel and the movie deviate in certain major ways.

See all 5 reviews. For tackling some really big idea I’m a big fan of the original movie and have seen it many, many times. This novel is set in the blulle.

His speech before the President and the Scientific Congress was carried live on all the television stations.

I don’t want to reveal more, because it will spoil the fun for you. This was satirical and very funny in some places, upsetting and sad in others. His science-fiction novel Planet of the Apeswhere intelligent apes gain mastery over humans, was adapted into a series of five award-winning films that spawned magazine versions and popular themed toys.

Boulle was an engineer serving as a secret agent with the Free French in Singapore, when he was captu Librarian Note: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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