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Crichton successfully repeated the theme-park-gone-mad motif of his movie "Westworld" in Jurassic Park, and in a rare move has written a sequel called The Lost World (1995) in homage to A. Conan Doyle's original novel of the same name and prehistoric motif. In it are mostly new characters and situations related to InGen's debacle on the shores of Costa Rica, and one senses that Crichton may have written it in part to answer critics who contended that the science in the first novel left much to be desired. But The Lost World, although thematically simpler than Jurassic Park, nevertheless stands up rather well as entertainment on its own merits. Its characters are appealing, the action is non-stop, and best of all there is a feasible answer to the question that teases dinosaur aficionados everywhere: why did these fascinating creatures die out?

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