The Lost World (Jurassic Park #2) by Michael CrichtonI find a lot of people discuss the resurrection of Ian Malcolm in their reviews, and Id like to throw in my two cents. Its true, Malcolm is mentioned as dead at the end of Jurassic Park. To be exact, Muldoon is telling Grant whats happened to everyone else as theyre flying away in the helicopter:
What about Malcolm? Grant said.
Muldoon shook his head.
The epilogue mentions the Costa Rican government not permitting the burial of John Hammond or Ian Malcolm (amongst a list of other ways they dragged their feet and covered things up). But thats it.
My point is this: its not as if Crichton tricked us by delivering a long death scene where Ian Malcolm said his last goodbyes and made some final point about evolution and chaos theory - then got lazy and just reintroduced Malcolm into the next book. Malcolms death in JP was not seen, and only vaguely mentioned (unlike every other major character who died in the book). Also, the explanation given in The Lost World as to why the others thought he was dead was completely plausible - he was simply so close to death that he was left for dead.
Ill get off of my soapbox now. For me, The Lost World was a satisfying and exciting read. I think I read it in about a day and a half the first time, and Ive re-read it a few times since.
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The public is aware of the existence of cloned dinosaurs on Isla Sorna but humans are now prohibited from making contact with the island. Taking advantage of this an illegal boat-towed para-gliding operation " Dino-Soar " has been set up to give "safe distance" coastal tours of the island. However, the boat is seemingly attacked by reptiles and left unmanned, heading towards a cluster of protruding rocks. Eric and Ben then detach the tow rope and drift towards Isla Sorna. Together they have made some interesting discoveries about raptors , even using a 3D printer to produce a replica of the creature's resonating chamber, equivalent to a voice box. Grant is approached by Paul and Amanda Kirby , who claim to be wealthy thrill-seekers who want Grant to give them an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. Grant is very reluctant to begin with, but once the Kirbys' propose a donation to fund his dig, he accepts.
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Still a wonderful move and still my 2 in the franchise. Now lets keep in mind that in April of , Yahoo Movies reported that Colin Trevorrow's Jurassic World was more of a direct sequel to the original film and didn't acknowledge the events in the sequels. The mention is still vague. Other than the logic flaw of okaying a third attempt at a dinosaur theme park, how are some of these animals still alive? How are some of the ruins of the original park still standing?