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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La Planète des Singes

Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. The captives arrive in a city occupied by apes Chapter You will not find here the ponderous seriousness of the Heston film.

The manuscript is in the language of Earth,French!

It was a different thing but the movie got some stuff right. Our First Podcast Is Up. 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.

Antelle and Levain studied the primitives with a discerning eye: Nevertheless, when the success of the movie prompted calls for a sequel, Jacobs turned again to Boulle to guide the project. This book gives me the creeps without having graphic violence or horror.


He became the toast of obulle town, the hit at every party and the celebrity that everyone wanted to meet.

If I had been free to make them I would have done them differently, but I’m incapable of working with a group of people which I know is necessary in the making of a film. Merci dee pour “La Planete des Singes”, c’etait tres interessant! I think I may become a keen reader of this type of books.

Then the ape scientists in the said planet conduct Pavlov-like experiments to their captured human beings and one of the three was Ulysse, the author of the journal found floating in the space as narrated in the frame story. Open Preview See a Problem?

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There is some argument as to whether the book can be considered science fiction or if it’s a work of satire in the vein of Gulliver’s Travel. Parts of the series were edited into a feature-length film for English audiences intitled Time of the Apes. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Jul 07, zain.

Despite Boulle’s reservations, there was enough interest in his concept for two production companies to buy the cinematic rights to the book within a short space of time.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Ka it isn’t a dream. Hestonish, if you will, of course. Is this story a plea against animal experimentation?

It took me awhile to get used to this writing style. If you are inclined that way, as I sometimes tend to be, you can also read it as paranoia about “lesser” races rising up to surpass and suppress European culture. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. I haven’t studied him enough to know pierree way or the other.


This novel is set in the future. When I first saw the film nothing was ridiculous because it had been very well made. I thought the difference between the novel and he movie adaptation was probably the most interesting aspect of this read.

They were shocked to find a large-sized gorilla dse in clothes Chapter 9! He is given more tests Chapter Due to time dilation, however, the trip seemed to the travelers only to last two years.

Jinn having been educated there, can sihges the papers.

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The thing I liked the most was the Ulysse Merou’s attempts to comunicate with Zira, the “she-ape” as author named her.

Inside it is a message! Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.