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Tentacules: De la Science a la Fiction

Popular Science

By: Pierre-Yves Garcin, Michel Raynal and Jean-Jacques Barloy

144 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations

Editions Gaussen

Hardback | Oct 2011 | #196096 | ISBN-13: 9782356980342
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NHBS Price: £43.50 $54/€50 approx

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Language: French

Octopus and giant squid have been a source of inspiration for classical writers like Jules Verne (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea), or Victor Hugo (The Toilers of the Sea), but also popular contemporary authors: Peter Benchley (author of Jaws), Arthur C. Clarke (2001: A Space Odyssey) or Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park).

In "Tentacules", with a preface by Jean-Jacques Barloy and co-written with Michel Raynal, recognized experts in cryptozoology, the giant cephalopods are presented in terms of science and fiction.


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