The Lost World (Headline Review Classics)

The Lost World (Headline Review Classics)

by Arthur Conan Doyle (Author)

Synopsis

High above the Amazon rainforest lies the hidden dangers of a lost world...Ed Malone, a reporter for the London Journal, is convinced by the larger-than-life Professor Challenger to join him on a scientific expedition to explore a hidden plateau in the depths of the Amazon, which remains frozen in a time when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. Seemingly impossible to penetrate, this lost world holds great danger for the expedition team, as they become embroiled in a war between a tribe of Indians and brutal ape-men, and surrounded by terrifying prehistoric creatures ...

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Edition: New Ed
Publisher: Headline Review
Published: 12 Jul 2007

ISBN 10: 0755338847
ISBN 13: 9780755338849
Book Overview: One of the greatest adventure stories ever written

Media Reviews
A highly interesting tale of outlandish adventure of a sort to stir the pulses and arouse the wonder of even the 'jaded' novel reader. The New York Times
Author Bio
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University, before setting up a rather unsuccessful practice in Plymouth. Whilst waiting for patients, Doyle began writing stories. Although most famous for his Sherlock Holmes detective stories, Doyle also stands alongside Jules Verne and H.G. Wells as one of the founders of the science fiction genre, with his supernatural adventure stories featuring Professor Challenger. Doyle was knighted in 1902 and died in 1930.