The Lost World
Arthur Conan Doyle leaves Baker Street far behind in this ripping yarn about a undiscovered land where dinosaurs and ape-men roam The notorious Professor Challenger claims that dinosaurs still walk the earth. When the press and the scientific community ridicule him, Challenger vows to show them... show more
Arthur Conan Doyle leaves Baker Street far behind in this ripping yarn about a undiscovered land where dinosaurs and ape-men roam The notorious Professor Challenger claims that dinosaurs still walk the earth. When the press and the scientific community ridicule him, Challenger vows to show them proof. And so he sets off for South America, accompanied by a big game hunter, a scientist, and a young reporter eager to impress the woman he loves. On a remote plateau in the middle of impenetrable jungle, they discover the impossible truth, but must battle monsters and men before they can bring their testimony home.
Publish date: July 1st 2011
Publisher: Random House UK
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
The Lost World is a science fiction novel without much actual science to it, which shouldn’t be that surprising considering that it was written by one of the time’s premier mystery writers. It’s really more an adventure tale than anything, and has quite a bit of interesting elements to it. A group o...
The Sherlock Holmes stories are hands down my favorite. I re-read them all of the time, especially if I found myself in a reading slump. The reasons for this are many, but I mentioned it because I have never read any other works by Arthur Conan Doyle. This year I made a goal to fix that small pro...
The things we do for love. The Lost World begins with our hero, Edward Malone, wanting desperately to propose to his ladylove, Gladys, and being thwarted because, as a mere reporter, he isn't adventurous enough for her. Not that she wants adventures herself; she simply wants to bask in reflected glo...
bookshelves: adventure, classic, fraudio, play-dramatisation, sci-fi, fantasy Read in March, 2009 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - 'The Lost World' FULL CAST AUDIOBOOK (2008 )This book is another entry in this popular range of fantastical dramas from the BBC archive. This production of "The Lost World", ...
I'm not sure I knew Doyle did rather a lot of stuff other than Sherlock Holmes. I probably should have. He was an author after all, and he did contrive to kill off Holmes at the end of one of his series of stories, probably so he could get on with other things. Then, he did bring Holmes back for ano...
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