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The Lost World is the sequel to the 1990 novel Jurassic Park (see separate entry) in which Crichton introduced genetically engineered dinosaurs and chaos theory into the mainstream of American fiction.

Millionaire industrialist John Hammond and a Japanese business consortium fund a special project on a lonely island off the Costa Rican coast. They are building a splendid new resort, called Jurassic Park, with a truly exotic special feature that seems guaranteed to bring wealthy tourists from all over the world in droves.

When Dr. Alan Grant and Dr. Ellie Sattler are flown for a weekend visit and informal inspection, they find that the place has been stocked with something dear to their hearts, as both are paleontologists. InGen—short for International Genetics, Incorporated—is Hammond's company, and they have seemingly wrought a miracle. Dinosaurs of every variety, including some of the greatest predators ever...

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