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Planet of the apes

Author: Pierre Boulle
Publisher: New York : Vanguard Press, ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pierre Boulle's classic novel tells of three Frenchmen who travel to a distant star and land on a planet where humans are animals and the apes are intelligent, civilized beings. After being captured and caged by the apes, one of the men, Ulysee Mérou, tries to communicate with his captors in order to convince them that he too is intelligent. In the spirit of Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Boulle's novel is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Boulle
OCLC Number: 317085106
Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Pierre Boulle ; translation by Xan Fielding.

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Pierre Boulle's classic novel tells of three Frenchmen who travel to a distant star and land on a planet where humans are animals and the apes are intelligent, civilized beings. After being captured and caged by the apes, one of the men, Ulysee Mérou, tries to communicate with his captors in order to convince them that he too is intelligent. In the spirit of Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Boulle's novel is a fascinating tale that provides an interesting social commentary.

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