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Fwd: leucocephalic look at _LW_
Lost world "forgets" many things that either the book or movie JP had come up
with. I was not terribly thrilled with the book on either scientific ro
literary bases. Everyone will probably read the thing to get their own look
but it ain't worth it IMMHO.
>From: Robert.J.Meyerson@uwrf.edu (Rob Meyerson)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Multiple recipients of list)
Date: 95-10-22 14:49:48 EDT
>"_The Lost World_ returns [Crichton] to his favorite haunt,
>its pages brimming with Crichton's patented ad hoc lectures.
>Current dialogues about extinction provide the pedagogic
>fuel this time, jumping off from new hypotheses about the
>dinosaurs' demise. Ian Malcolm (the cynical mathematician
>from the original book, as well as the only character to
IMPOSSIBLE!!! Ian Malcom *died* in the book version of JP. Granted, in the=
movie version that he survived until the end, but surely a book sequel=
would follow the book version, allowing the movie version to follow the=
movie version (confusing no matter how one looks at it).
Q. Why is structural geology like a card game?
A. They both have folds.