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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Our human hero, Ulysse, is an appealing and compassionate intellectual, no “damn dirty apes” outcries here. Their society is divided into three strata: The captives arrive in a city occupied by apes Chapter It was the first in a new series of films.
There is some argument as to whether the book can be considered sci Originally written in by the simges 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 sintes a world where the roles of apes and men are reversed. Aspects of the book show up in the assorted movies but no theatrical version stays true to the intentions of the book which questions our ideas of intelligence boukle creativity.
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Anyway, I loved it as a kid. While most of the humans captured by the hunting party were sold for manual labor, the protagonist was sent to a research facility. 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.
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. He is given more tests Chapter Ulysse Meron tells of a trip in on a cosmic ship to a distant star with other people Chapter 2. 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. They can breathe the air, drink the water and eat the fruit.
I think I may become a keen reader of this type of books. But it’s not so!
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It’s a quick and easy read and quite the planets yarn. He spoke to them, telling them he was a rational creature from planet Earth where humans dominated Chapter Part Three has the remaining twelve chapters. The object is to explore planets suspected of orbiting that star. After reading a few pages, I thought it would be better for me if I keep my logical and practical brain apart from me and simply enjoy the book. Nov 06, K. Ulysse, the professor, and a physicist named Arthur Levain flew off in this ship winges explore outer space, hoping to make contact with some intelligent alien civilization.
For tackling some really big idea I’m a big fan of the original movie and have seen it pierr, many times.
A Complete Songes of ‘Planet of the Apes ‘ “. I had read this once before, I think, just after high school – I found a co Interlibrary loan courtesy of the Everett Public Library, Everett, WA This is the book that launched the Planet of the Apes movies, television, einges.
He is granted freedom and is given tailored clothing. However the original movie had a lot similarities to the book. The ds party shot several of the humans for sport, including Levain, and captured others, including Ulysse.
Independent of the American franchise, a Japanese television series, Saru No Gundanwas based on the novel. In fact, 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.
I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This is what I feel like after reading Planet of the Apes. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. After the defeat of France he fled to Singapore ds join the Free French.
Planet of the Apes. It seemed to me too difficult, and there was the chance that it would appear ridiculous. Our nearest cousins, and the ones most likely to overrun us in the end.
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 drs ruin. Apes are the ones who are civilized here. Attracted by a lovely golden naked woman whom they call Nova, they swim below a scenic waterfall.
Fearing for their lives, they take the place of the human test subjects in a space flight experiment. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
They are frightened of clothing and strip the visitors Chapters 6,7.
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Refresh and try again. He used these experiences in The Pierr over the River Kwaiabout the notorious Death Railway, which became an international bestseller.
I give the book to my editor and I don’t want to change anything, not even a comma. Zira booulle Meron of the possible problems for him Chapter It does get a little boring at times and not that great, but, overall I liked it.
In the space they see an object floating. Retrieved from ” https: Because all humans look alike to apes, they are able to escape without notice and they rendezvous with the orbiting ship.