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Arthur Conan Doyle

The Lost World

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.
275 printed pages
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Impressions

  • Marc Thompsonshared an impression3 years ago

    Very good escapism for the times

  • Lydia Lomasshared an impression8 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    Enjoyable adventure

  • Мадияр Алиевshared an impression4 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot
    🚀Unputdownable

Quotes

  • Билл(Bill)has quoted8 years ago
    I have wrought my simple plan
    If I give one hour of joy
    To the boy who's half a man,
    Or the man who's half a boy.
  • Алексей Боркинhas quoted3 years ago
    and yet there would have been no narrative without it
  • mariiahas quoted4 years ago
    I have wrought my simple plan
    If I give one hour of joy
    To the boy who's half a man,
    Or the man who's half a boy.

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