The Great Zoo of China

The Great Zoo of China

A Thriller

Book - 2015
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Attending the opening of a magnificent zoo in China where a newly discovered animal species is being housed, National Geographic expert Dr. CJ Cameron confronts unexpected dangers posed by the mysterious creatures.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2015.
Edition: First Gallery Books trade paperback edition.
ISBN: 9781476749570
Branch Call Number: REI
Characteristics: x, 392 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.


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Jul 08, 2017

Not the best of the plots or efforts. Action (which Reilly is good for) has been depicted well but not the best.

hammy28 May 08, 2017

It is obvious Matthew Reilly is a huge Jurassic Park fan. Surprised he actually hasn't been charged with plagerism it is so close to the original but with dragons. I was travelling ok with it until main character found herself riding one of the dragons. As well as being a Jurassic Park fan he is possibly a Game of thrones fan as well. A completely ridiculous book but that said, teenage boys would probably love it. Full of action and blood and gore.

cmlibrary_anickerson Jan 31, 2016

An imaginable storyline, unceasing action and daring feats of survival make this a hard book to put down. Graphic violence and high body count. Not for the faint of heart.

Jul 25, 2015

It was full of action but after a while it got repetitive and boring. The same thing happened over and over and it became too predictable

1dreamer Mar 07, 2015

If you liked Jurassic Park, you'll like this. I believe it will be made into a movie. I like the idea of having a female character as the lead in an action adventure novel. It's fast paced, but I wish there were a bit more character development of the lesser characters. May be too gory for some readers.

Mar 07, 2015

Started off with an interesting idea, but quickly went downhill. Completely unbelievable. I think I was finally done when the dragons began talking to the humans.

Mar 03, 2015

I enjoyed it. Kind of a video game on paper.

16monroe Feb 24, 2015

I was looking forward to reading this but it got silly fast . This is no Jurassic Park , I lost interest as the dragons ate the tourists.

SuJF Feb 22, 2015

Dragons, dragons that eat people.

lib_apart Feb 21, 2015

The comparisons to Jurassic Park are just. If you'd really like to read something fun that's very similar to Jurassic Park, then this is a good book for you. Interesting premise for fans of dragon lore.

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