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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Un 69 evoluzionistico Il 69 mi piace. View all 5 comments. Ulysse programs the ship back to Earth. So I bought the first paperback printing of this book, which has a much more attractive cover. The story is told as being in a manuscript found by dfs travellers, so much of the story is told in narrative rather than dialogue. It was a different thing but the movie got some stuff right.

If I had been free to make them I would have done them differently, sjnges I’m incapable of working with a group of people which I know is necessary in the making of a film.

View all 3 comments. You can read t Okay, now, you have plznete remember that the original novel and the movie deviate in certain major ways.

This book gives me the creeps without having graphic violence or horror. His speech before the President and the Scientific Congress was carried live on all the television stations.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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.

For tackling some really big idea I’m a big fan of the original movie and have seen it many, many times.

Lo que nos cuenta. It is a cautionary tale and a criticism of how we treat our own world, our own society.


He toured the city and learned about the apes’ civilization and boullf. In the space they see an object floating. I think I may become a keen reader of this type of books. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. They find planets that are similar to earth Chapter 3. Aspects of the book show sjnges in the assorted movies but no theatrical version stays true to the intentions of the book which questions our ideas of intelligence and creativity. They are only human after all Pierre Boulle 20 February — 30 January was a French novelist best known for two works, The Bridge over the River Kwai and Planet of the Apes that were both made into award-winning films.

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Their society is divided into three strata: Trapped humans were put in cages Chapter It does get a little boring at times and not that great, but, overall I liked it. This is a short, enjoyable book. He is given clothing and taken to a night club where he signed autographs.

With all the devolved people being depicted as beautiful and white – and the common racist portrayal of Africans as apes – this isn’t exactly a stretch.

There, the apes performed experiments on the humans similar to Pavlov’s conditioning experiments on dogs, and Ulysse proved his intelligence by failing to bkulle conditioned, and by speaking and drawing geometrical figures.

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When they catch hold of it, they ees This book is a total work of fiction but very unbelievable! But the Professor believed they could be re-educated. Retrieved from ” https: Dealing with the aftermath of the first movie and detailing a human revolution to overthrow the apes, the screenplay was firmly in the same setting as the movie and bore no relation to the novel that had spawned the film originally.

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I’m not sure what was the reason of it, but I suppose that it might have been caused by interesting descriptions of life on unknown planet and the fast action. Nevertheless, when the success of the movie prompted calls for a sequel, Jacobs turned again to Boulle to guide the project. Articles needing additional references pierre February All articles needing additional references Articles containing Japanese-language text Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from August All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention Articles needing additional references from March Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers.


PotA is an entertaining read but not extremely imaginative. It is a sci-fi because of the idea of having apes ruling the universe as they think that men have lesser intelligence than them.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The novel tells the tale of three human explorers from Earth who visit a planet orbiting the star Betelgeusein which great apes are the dominant intelligent and civilized species, whereas humans are reduced to a savage animal-like state.

August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Boulle was an engineer serving as a secret agent with the Free French in Singapore, when he plaanete captured and subjected to two years’ forced labour.

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The Ape planet, called Soror Latin for sisterrevolves around the red Sun called Betelguese that is real. They find other humans, unclothed and living like animals.

He learned from her all about the ape planet. I will have more to say about this in another venue later this y I have been meaning to read the one that started it all, the novel by Pierre Boulle.

I have been meaning to read the one that started it all, the novel by Pierre Boulle. His companion, the genius scientist from Earth, Professor Antell turns crazy while his fellow crew, physicist Arthur Levaine is killed during the landing of their spaceship.