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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Meron drew a picture of the solar system with Earth.

Then he draws on a notebook to impress Zira, the simian scientist Chapter They studied the amorous behavior of humans Chapter AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Or a comment on llanete prejudice? The Ape planet, called Soror Latin for sisterrevolves around the red Sun called Betelguese that is real.

Ape clothing matches that of 20th century Earth humans, fes that the apes wear gloves instead of shoes on their prehensile feet. There, the apes performed experiments on the humans similar to Pavlov’s conditioning experiments on dogs, and Ulysse proved his intelligence by failing to be conditioned, and by speaking and drawing geometrical figures. Though never having written a screenplay before, Boulle turned in a story called Planet of the Men. The ees is to explore planets suspected of orbiting that star.

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Zira taught Meron the simian language and explained society on Soror: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.


Overall, I really enjoyed the story and I was surprised by how many similarities it shared with the cinematic translation, from plot points to character names to social and political themes. See all 5 reviews. They chatted and their faces expressed sentiments.

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They traveled to the nearest star system that the professor theorized might be capable of life – the red sun Betelgeuse, some light years away.

The book seems to emphasize the theme of evolution, while the film focuses more on time travel.

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Planet p,anete the Apes: Antelle and Levain studied the primitives with a discerning eye: Gradually, he learned to speak the simian language, and Zira learned a few phrases of French.

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. I needed this intellectual exercise to escape from the despair that haunted me, to prove to myself ds I was a man, I mean a man from Earth, a reasoning creature who made it a habit to discover a logical explanation for the apparently miraculous whims of nature, and not a beast hunted down by highly developed plaete.


I think he pulled it off quite well. Ulysse, the professor, and a physicist named Arthur Levain flew off in this ship to explore outer space, hoping to make contact with some intelligent alien civilization. August Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Published by Pocket first published But in reality, we don’t realize that they can be more than us. Jinn and Phyllis find a message in a sijges. English Choose a language for shopping. This section does not cite any sources. Levain, a misanthrope, did not expect much from man, and was not surprised by the actions of the isnges humans.

In the space they see an object floating. The thing I liked the most was the Ulysse Merou’s attempts to comunicate with Zira, the “she-ape” as author named her. The Grand Council immediately released him Chapter A Complete History of ‘Planet of the Apes ‘ “. Interesting story about the evolutionary replacement of human beings by apes as the dominant species.

In the distant past, the planet was ruled by human beings who built a technological society and enslaved apes to perform their manual labor.

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