|Plot Summary of Congo|
|"CONGO is a "Lost World"-type story in that a team of scientists, led by a determined young woman from a technology firm, search for diamonds deep in the heart of the African Congo. The team gets more than it bargains for, however, as they encounter the same threat that befell a previous team."
Marcus Wyche, Resident Scholar
|"An expedition to the African jungle dissapears in the aftermath of a sudden attack by a previosly un-known species of gorilla. A second expedition is sent, consisting of an African Guide, a Primatologist, a Communications Expert, and a talking gorilla named Amy."
Jack Thorne, Resident Scholar
|"Karen Ross, of Earth Resources Technology, must find a way into the Lost City of Zinj, deep in the heart of the African Congo. Accompanied by Amy,an experimental gorilla,a professor,a mercenery and a team of technicians Ross sets out to explore the thousand year mystery of the Lost City . But what they don't know can be fatal.
INDRAJITH KRISHNAMURTHY, Resident Scholar
|"This book is about a diamond mining team that gets lost and another team must find them. A riveting adventure that is a real page-turner that we've come to excpect from MC. Will they escape from the grey gorillas, volcano and the long lost city of Zinj... with the diamonds and their lives, all deep within the heart of the Congo. "
Chelly, Resident Scholar
|"Killer ape-like creatures menace a computer specialist, a primatologist and others looking for diamonds on a mission to Africa. "
Jordan, Resident Scholar
|"Like most of Michael Crichton's work "Congo" the movie does not reflect the book well. It is a story about a group of scientists (and a talking gorilla) with conflicting interests on a journey through the Congo jungle. Along the way they encounter an ancient race of killer gorilla-like primates, a volcano eruption and cannibal tribes."
KaTinK, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of Congo|
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Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 50%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
- surviving natural elements on planet
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
- Smarter than most other characters
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog