King Kong: The Island of the Skull
King-kong 23348
General Information

Matt Costello

Published by

Pocket Star; 1st Printing edition

Publication date

October 25, 2005



Production Information
Page count

336 pages


ISBN-10: 1416516697
ISBN-13: 978-1416516699

King Kong: The Island of the Skull[1] is a fiction novel acting as a prequel to Universal Pictures' 2005 film King Kong.


"Entrepreneur, adventurer and filmmaker Carl Denham is struggling to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry. A charismatic man with a natural sense of showmanship and an appetite for greatness, he is determined to succeed against all odds. Then he has what appears to be an extraordinary stroke of good fortune. A map falls into his hands that reveals the existence of a mysterious, uncharted island - a world unknown to civilization, which may hold the key to the fame and fortune he so desperately seeks."