The Lost World

The Lost World

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The Lost World is a novel released in 1912 by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau in South America where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. Interestingly, for a seminal work of dinosaur-related fiction, the animals only occupy a small portion of the narrative. Much more time is devoted to a war between early human hominids and a vicious tribe of ape-like creatures.

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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:22:28 +0200

Interesting and different approach (or perspective). A quick read.

Wed, 23 Dec 2009 04:10:56 +0100

THE LOST WORLD by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE is an adventure of the first water, and as readable today as it was in 1912. The story was original serialized in STRAND magazine.

The main character, Edward Malone, is a young reporter who decides to seek out danger and adventure in order to impress his would-be fiancee. A "dangerous assignment" from his editor brings him into the company of the eccentric scientist Professor Challenger. Challenger's reputation is at risk with the Royal Society, because… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1912

Word count: 75,449 words (≈ about 5 hours)

Source: Wikisource

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.

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