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Fantastic Voyage Mass Market Paperback – July 1, 1988
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Another thing that Asimov does is try to make the plotline a little bit more scientifically realistic. In the movie, the crew simply suck in air from an alveolus in the lungs when their oxygen tanks are depleted. In the book, Asimov has the crew MINIATURIZE the air so that it can go through their tube faster.
Personally, I think this is a great book. But if any sci-fi fans are disappointed in this, so was Asimov. He didn't like the idea that he was adapting someone else's work, so in 1987 he wrote an original novel called "Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain." (The title is misleading, since it isn't a sequel.) People who do not like this book are advised to read the other one...
I was first given the book by my English teacher as a book project. She wanted us to read the book, write questions about the book, find significant paragraphs in the book, locate new and difficult words, and illustrate interesting parts of the book as our book project.Read more ›
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I know Asimov hated his novelization of the original Fantastic Voyage movie, given the constraints put on him by the studio, but this near-incoherent mess is much, much worse. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rich M.
Fantastic Voyage (1966) is the novelization of a pre-existing screenplay by Isaac Asimov that was released a few months before the movie to generate publicity. Read morePublished 8 months ago by M. Buzalka
Although it was reasonably entertaining I found this book to be less so than many of Asimov's others. Read morePublished 10 months ago by skeetsmogir
I watched the movie last summer, so I decided to read the book, which I inherited from my High School's library some 13 years ago. Read morePublished 10 months ago by F.J. Hansen
Everything I have ever ordered on Amazon have been great can't ever say that again. The binding is ripping and the whole book is folded I don't know if I should return it or throw... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Monica
I read the original Fantastic Voyage and this one is better. Always been a fan of Asimov, so I am glad I came upon this book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by D. House