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DetailsThe restless, questing intellect of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle spurred him far beyond the ingenious puzzles he constructed for Sherlock Holmes. In The Lost World, Doyle, a devotee of the occult and fantastic tales of adventure and discovery, introduces his readers to Professor Challenger, an eccentric paleontologist, on his suspense-filled search for pre-historic creatures in the wilds of the Amazon. Professor Challenger's doughty troupe inclues a skeptical colleague, Professor Summerlee, the cool-headed, plucky sportsman Lord John Ruxton, and the narrator, the intrepid reporter Edward Malone. When their bridge to civilization collapses, the explorers find themselves marooned among dinosaurs and savage ape-people.CONTENTS:1.A Letter to the Professor;2.The Unpleasant Professor Challenger;3.It's the Biggest Thing in the World;4.Question!;5.Saying Goodbye to England;6.Into the Unknown;7.The Outskirts of the New World;8.Who Could have Foreseen It?;9.The Most Extraordinary Things;10.Malone the Hero;11.In the Forest;12.An Unforgettable Sight;13.The Real Conquest;14.We Have Seen Great Wonders;15.Back to England.Originally published in 1912, the imaginative fantasy unfolds with humor and a good-natured satirical eye for pedantry. Fans of Arthur Conan Doyle will delight in this rare gem, as will dinosaur fanciers and adventure story aficionados.Dover (1998) unabridged republication of a standard edition.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short stories featuring the famous detective. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.Doyle was a prolific writer; his non-Sherlockian works include fantasy and science fiction stories about Professor Challenger and humorous stories about the Napoleonic soldier Brigadier Gerard, as well as plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.
SKU Code PRK B 1093 Weight in Kg 0.0400 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789351216131 Author Name Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Publisher Name BPI Publication