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Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KGStJ, DL was a British writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second... show more
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KGStJ, DL was a British writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 3 weeks ago
An entertianing collection of all the Professor Challenger stories. The Lost World was the best story in the collection. DESCRIPTION: "These lively, varied and thought-provoking science-fiction stories (from the era of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells) are linked by their imposing central character, t...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 4 weeks ago
An entertaining romp in a lost world. Illustrations from the abridged Ladybird Children's Classic. illustrations
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 1 month ago
I listened to the unabridged audiobook. I have to thank my library and Overdrive for saving me some cash, especially since too many of the stories here were a little meh for my liking.This anthology features stories about the fear of flying and the terrible things the imagination and reality can coo...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 2 months ago
I'd never read this collection before, and I'm happy to say I liked this one about as much as Adventures (which is to say, among favourite Holmes'). There is this sense of deep friendship that permeates it and also growth. Holmes has changed as time passed, taking more care of what he divulges onc...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 months ago
While ACD is, of course, best known for the Sherlock Holmes stories, he also left an abundance of other stories to us, many of them quite Gothic and featuring ghosts and mummies and other evil characters. This edition of Gothic Tales contains 34 short stories of horror and suspense that are not r...
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