Re: Neanderthal

Richard Dimery (
Mon, 17 Feb 1997 10:26:31 +0000 (GMT)

I'll say it's fiction. Communication by telepathy is a bigger jump than
most theories I've heard. But I guess it is an ok book (if you don't mind
more than passing-similarity to Jurassic Park...!)

On Sun, 16 Feb 1997, John W. Burgeson wrote:

> Glenn -- just a note -- I came on a new novel, NEANDERTHAL, by John
> Darnton, at the library a couple days ago. Published in 1996. Interesting
> story -- fiction of course -- of how researchers found a small band of
> these guys still around. You might like it. Has some "scientific stuff" in
> it which talks about the evidences that Neanderthals were "human," had
> religion, clothing, etc. And how the two theories of how they died out (war
> with us or interbreeding with us) were in conflict. Also arguments (pro and
> con) on how well they could talk/communicate.
> Burgy