The first book I ever read, by Crichton. I was 7-8 when the movie came out and despite the fact that it gave me recurring nightmares of raptors til my late teens, I never stopped loving it. When I acquired this book, by chance, at 15, I was mesmerised. Spielberg almost completely missed the point and why, I ask, were the characters so vastly different from the original?
Still - I do like...more