The Lost World
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Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Book Description'the ordinary laws of Nature are suspended. The various checks with influence the struggle for existence in the world at large are all neutralized or altered. Creatures survive which would otherwise disappear.' Headed by the larger than life figure of Professor Challenger, a scientific expedition sets out to explore a plateau in South America that remains frozen in time from the days when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Seemingly impossible to penetrate, this lost word holds great danger for the four men, whether from fiendish ape-men or terrifying prehistoric creatures. Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tale of adventure and discovery still excites the reader today, just as dinosaurs continue to grip the popular imagination. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199538799
(196mm x 127mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Adventure of Sherlock Holmes, Hardback (February 2017)
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His Last Bow, Paperback (December 2016)
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Lost World, Hardback (December 2016)» View all books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The creator of Sherlock Holmes transports readers to the Amazon for a rollicking adventure among dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. This splendid hardcover edition reproduces the 1912 Strand Magazine publication, including the original brush-and-wash illustrations.
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Author Biography - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Ian Duncan is Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English at the University of Oregon. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his series of novels and short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes. He also wrote historical fiction (The White Company, 1891; Sir Nigel, 1906) and scientific romances featuring Professor Challenger, of which The Lost World is the first.
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