The Lost World: A Novel (Jurassic Park)

By Michael Crichton

From the writer of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a mystery that’s been thousands of years within the making.
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
“Fast and gripping.”—The Washington publish ebook World
 
it really is now six years because the mystery catastrophe at Jurassic Park, six years because the outstanding dream of technology and mind's eye got here to a crashing end—the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, and the island indefinitely closed to the public.
 
There are rumors that anything has survived. . . .
 
“Harrowing thrills . . . fast paced and engaging.”—People
 
“A very frightening read.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Action-packed.”—New York Daily News
 
“An edge-of-the-seat tale.”—St. Petersburg Times

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Guitierrez blinked his eyes. “What are you asserting? after all it’s a lizard. ” “I don’t imagine so,” Levine stated. Guitierrez acknowledged, “You’re most likely simply thrown off as a result of its measurement. the truth is, right here in Costa Rica, we sometimes come across those aberrant forms—” “Marty,” Levine stated coldly. “I am by no means thrown off. ” “Well, after all, I didn’t suggest that—” “And i'm telling you, this isn't a lizard,” Levine acknowledged. “I’m sorry,” Guitierrez stated, shaking his head. “But I can’t agree. ” again on the white helicopter, the lads have been huddled jointly, placing on white surgical mask. “I’m now not asking you to agree,” Levine acknowledged. He grew to become again to the carcass. “The analysis is settled simply adequate, all we'd like do is excavate the pinnacle, or for that subject any of the limbs, for instance this thigh the following, which I believe—” He broke off, and leaned nearer. He peered in the back of the thigh. “What is it? ” Guitierrez acknowledged. “Give me your knife. ” “Why? ” Guitierrez stated. “Just supply it to me. ” Guitierrez fished out his pocketknife, positioned the deal with in Levine’s outstretched hand. Levine peered progressively on the carcass. “I imagine you will discover this fascinating. ” “What? ” “Right alongside the posterior dermal line, there's a—” all at once, they heard shouting at the seashore, and seemed as much as see the lads from the white helicopter working down the seashore towards them. They carried tanks on their backs, and have been shouting in Spanish. “What are they announcing? ” Levine requested, frowning. Guitierrez sighed. “They’re announcing to come back. ” “Tell them we’re busy,” Levine stated, and bent over the carcass back. however the males stored shouting, and unexpectedly there has been a roaring sound, and Levine appeared as much as see flamethrowers igniting, significant purple jets of flame roaring out within the night mild. He ran round the carcass towards the lads, shouting, “No! No! ” however the males paid no awareness. He shouted, “No, it is a priceless—” the 1st of the uniformed males grabbed Levine, and threw him approximately to the sand. “What the hell are you doing? ” Levine yelled, scrambling to his toes. yet whilst he acknowledged it, he observed it used to be too past due, the 1st of the flames had reached the carcass, blackening the outside, igniting the wallet of methane with a blue whump! The smoke from the carcass started to upward push thickly into the sky. “Stop it! cease it! ” Levine grew to become to Guitierrez. “Make them cease it! ” yet Guitierrez used to be no longer relocating, he was once observing the carcass. ate up by means of flames, the torso crackled and the fats sputtered, after which because the epidermis burned away, the black, flat ribs of the skeleton have been printed, after which the total torso grew to become, and unexpectedly the neck of the animal swung up, surrounded by way of flames, relocating because the pores and skin gotten smaller. And contained in the flames Levine observed a protracted pointed snout, and rows of sharp predatory tooth, and hole eye sockets, the whole lot burning like a few medieval dragon emerging in flames up into the sky. San José Levine sat within the bar of the San José airport, nursing a lager, looking forward to his airplane again to the States. Guitierrez sat beside him at a small desk, now not asserting a lot.

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