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The Lost World (Dover Thrift Editions)

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ISBN13: 9780486400600
ISBN10: 0486400603
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The 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 prehistoric creatures in the wilds of the Amazon. Professor Challenger's doughty troupe includes a skeptical colleague, Professor Summerlee; the cool-headed, plucky sportsman Lord John Roxton; 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.

Originally published in 1912, this imaginative fantasy unfolds with humor and 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.

Synopsis:

This imaginative 1912 fantasy recounts a jungle expedition's encounter with living dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures as it follows an eccentric paleontologist and his companions into the wilds of the Amazon.

Synopsis:

This imaginative 1912 fantasy recounts a jungle expedition's encounter with living dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures as it follows an eccentric paleontologist and his companions into the wilds of the Amazon.

Synopsis:

An exciting account of a jungle expedition's encounter with living dinosaurs, written with the same panache exhibited in the author's Sherlock Holmes mysteries. This 1912 novel, the first installment of the Professor Challenger series, follows an eccentric paleontologist and his companions into the wilds of the Amazon, where they discover iguanodons, pterodactyls, and savage ape-people.

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simplykathy, September 18, 2008 (view all comments by simplykathy)
This novel is written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, before his knighthood, and is wrought with classic flare. It is mild for science fiction by today's standards, but throws a reader into hours of refreshing imagination.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486400600
Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir
Author:
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Dinosaurs
Subject:
Prehistoric peoples
Subject:
Challenger, professor (fictitious character)
Subject:
Dinosaurs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Challenger, Professor
Subject:
Science Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
v. 3
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.32 lb
Age Level:
from 11

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"Synopsis" by ,
This imaginative 1912 fantasy recounts a jungle expedition's encounter with living dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures as it follows an eccentric paleontologist and his companions into the wilds of the Amazon.
"Synopsis" by ,
This imaginative 1912 fantasy recounts a jungle expedition's encounter with living dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures as it follows an eccentric paleontologist and his companions into the wilds of the Amazon.
"Synopsis" by ,
An exciting account of a jungle expedition's encounter with living dinosaurs, written with the same panache exhibited in the author's Sherlock Holmes mysteries. This 1912 novel, the first installment of the Professor Challenger series, follows an eccentric paleontologist and his companions into the wilds of the Amazon, where they discover iguanodons, pterodactyls, and savage ape-people.

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