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Congo is another must read for the books written by Michael Crichton.
I thought Congo was a decent book- perhaps a bit too much technobabble and not enough of the gorillas, but it didn't detract from the story much.
Congo is an unpredictable novel that has some solid character development as well as an engaging plot.
Minimal intensity buried amongst very tedious facts. Like sitting through a very long, very boring college lecture with a few interesting stories to keep me awake. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Gary Emerling
I'll preface this review by saying that this book is not incredible. It won't blow you away, and it isn't ground breaking in any way. That being said, it is a good book. Read morePublished 3 days ago by adidab14
Great read, another excellent novel by the legendary(to me) Micheal Crichton. This thrilling adventure will place you into an entirely different world.Published 17 days ago by Tyler
I gave this story a fair try, but as engaging as it was, the writing style and storytelling skills of the writer were inadequate to keep me reading. Read morePublished 1 month ago by E. Minkovitch
Crichton was clearly caught up in the promise of the computer age when he write "Congo". The plot is nicely intertwined with historical and scientific digressions,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by tpm
I very much enjoy reading books that have become movies and with Crichton, this has happened several times. Congo was an intense read and very entertaining.Published 4 months ago by Joe Brick
It's time to visit the works of an excellent teller of tales. Hopefully a good number of you readers recognize the name Michael Crichton, and are familiar with his body of work, as... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Horror Novel Reviews
I am on a Crichton kick these days, and in the past few months, read Jurassic Park and Timeline. Congo was my 3rd pick b/c I heard good things about it. Read morePublished 5 months ago by jcmanning11
I won't belabor the synopsis of the story here. What I will address is that Crichton, R.I.P., was a master at blending fiction and technology. NOBODY else comes close! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Stephen Derosier