The Day of the Dolphin by Robert Merle

The book follows a brilliant and dedicated scientist who successfully trains dolphins to communicate in English. His ultimate goal is for them to become the world's first underwater spies, capable of infiltrating enemy territories undetected. However, his plans are derailed when the dolphins are kidnapped for a sinister plot to assassinate the President. The scientist must race against time to save both his dolphins and the President.

The 2307th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 150

Since this book was first published in 1967, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 150.0.

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