I Am Confiding This Manuscript To Space, Not With The Intention Of Saving Myself, But To Help, Perhaps, To Avert The Appalling Scourge That Is Menacing The Human Race Lord Have Pity On Us With These Words, Pierre Boulle Hurtles Teh Reader Onto The Planet Of The Apes In This Simian World, Civilization Is Turned Upside Down Apes Are Men And Men Are Apes Apes Rule And Men Run Wild Apes Think, Speak, Produce, Wear Clothes, And Men Are Speechless, Naked, Exhibited At Fairs, Used For Biological Research On The Planet Of The Apes, Man, Having Reached To Apotheosis Of His Genius, Has Become Inert To This Planet Come A Journalist And A Scientist The Scientist Is Put Into A Zoo, The Journalist Into A Laboratory Only The Journalist Retains The Spiritual Strength And Creative Intelligence To Try To Save Himself, To Fight The Appalling Scourge, To Remain A Man Out Of This Situation, Pierre Boulle Has Woven A Tale As Harrowing, Bizarre, And Meaningful As Any In The Brilliant Roster Of This Master Storyteller With His Cutomary Wit, Irony, And Disciplined Intellect And Style, The Author Of The Bridge Over The River Kwai Tells A Swiftly Moving Story Dealing With Man S Conflicts, And Takes The Reader Into A Suspenseful And Strangely Fascinating Orbit.
Librarian Note There is than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.Pierre Boulle 20 February 1912 30 January 1994 was a French novelist best known for two works, The Bridge over the River Kwai 1952 and Planet of the Apes 1963 that were both made into award winning films.Boulle was an engineer serving as a secret agent with the Free French in Singapore, when he was captu
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