Planet of the Apes Summary
Pierre Boulle

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Planet of the Apes Overview

“Planet of the Apes” is a science fiction novel by Pierre Boulle that recounts the tale of Ulysse who participates in an intergalactic expedition to an Earth-like planet near the star sun of Betelgeuse. While there, Ulysse discovers that humans are mindless creatures and gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans are their masters. "Planet of the Apes" deals with timeless and important themes including humanity, racism, reason, imitation, discovery, and science.

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