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King Kong: The Island of the Skull

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The official prequel novel to the Universal Pictures movie event!


Entrepreneur and filmmaker Carl Denham struggles to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry -- but all of his charisma and showmanship may have to take a back seat to the greatest adventure yet to come...

Vaudeville regular and struggling actress Ann Darrow leaves the lights of Broadway behind for the sand and shores of Atlantic City -- and makes a very personal connection that will have ramifications on a life-altering experience yet to come...

Former Navy diver Sam Kelly, down on his luck in a Depression-ravaged San Francisco, throws caution to the wind and takes a shaky job on an even shakier pearl-diving ship, destined for one of the most extraordinary -- and dangerous -- locales on the face of the earth...

Three individuals leading separate lives -- all inextricably bound by the hands of fate, each drawing inexorably closer to a place that will test the very limits of their humanityÅ and change the world forever....


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Paperback Editions

November 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Island of the Skull
Author(s): Matthew Costello
ISBN: 1-4165-1166-0 / 978-1-4165-1166-3 (USA edition)
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October 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Island of the Skull (King Kong)
Author(s): Matt Costello
ISBN: 1-4165-1669-7 / 978-1-4165-1669-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Star
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA