The Lost World and Other Thrilling Tales

The Lost World and Other Thrilling Tales

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Overview

Has Professor Challenger really discovered a mysterious Jurassicage plateau untouched by civilization and still inhabited by dinosaurs? Spurred on by the woman he loves, young journalist Edward Malone eagerly joins the irascible professor on an expedition to South America to discover if this land is a place of treasure or one of terror filled with gruesome ape-men and frightening prehistoric creatures. In a tradition that stretches from Gulliver's Travels to Jurassic Park, The Lost World is a classic story of civilized man's encounter with the creatures of a lost time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781427036322
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited
Publication date: 02/27/2009
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Edinburgh and studied medicine. He began writing while he waited for his practice to grow and, with 1887's A Study in Scarlet, created Sherlock Holmes, one of the most famous literary characters of all time. He was a volunteer physician in the Boer War and wrote a book on spiritualism.

Date of Birth:

May 22, 1859

Date of Death:

July 7, 1930

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Crowborough, Sussex, England

Education:

Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

Table of Contents

IThere are Heroisms All Round Us9
IITry your Luck with Professor Challenger14
IIIHe is a Perfectly Impossible Person21
IVIt's just the very Biggest Thing in the World27
VQuestion!44
VII was the Flail of the Lord55
VIITomorrow we Disappear into the Unknown64
VIIIThe Outlying Pickets of the New World72
IXWho could have Foreseen it?83
XThe Most Wonderful Things have Happened106
XIFor Once I was the Hero120
XIIIt was Dreadful in the Forest136
XIIIA Sight which I shall Never Forget149
XIVThose were the Real Conquests162
XVOur Eyes have Seen Great Wonders175
XVIA Procession! A Procession!191

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