- Michael Crichton, “Terminal Man”, 1972 was the topic of an earlier blog post.
Here I present: Michael Crichton, “Jurassic Park: A Novel”, 1990 which was a SciFi novel.
The book consists of seven (7) sections, called “Iterations”. The pages of the iterations are listed in the “table of contents” BELOW.
Here I presented: Michael Crichton, “Jurassic Park: A Novel”, 1990 which was a SciFi novel.
Alan Grant, paleontologist – protagonist.
Ellie Sattler, graduate student – paleobotany.
John Hammond, InGen CEO, billionaire.
Ian Malcolm, mathematician – Chaos Theory.
Dennis Nerdy, Biosyn Corporation – antagonist.
Michael Crichton, “Jurassic Park”, 1990 is a tale about genetic engineering, it presents the collapse of an amusement park showcasing genetically recreated, dinosaurs to illustrate the mathematical concept of chaos theory.
An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them—for a price.
Until something goes wrong. . .
ABOVE is the SciFi timeline of major novels. For me, Michael Crichton, “Jurassic Park: A Novel”, 1990 defined 90’s SciFi writings. It ranked with Mary Shelley, “Frankenstein”, 1818 as a great monster SciFi novel. The presentation of mathematics “Chaos Theory” is excellent and cautionary.