The Lost World
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The Lost World

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir
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The Lost World, first published in 1912, tells the story of Professor Challenger, Professor Summerlee, adventurer Lord John Roxton, and reporter Ed Malone as they travel to a remote plateau in South America inhabited by dinosaurs, ape men, and prehistoric humans. In trying to escape from the dangerous creatures, some of them end up captured by the ape men, and the rest must mount a rescue. Fraught with action and suspense, The Lost World is one of the seminal works of dinosaur fiction. It has been the inspiration for numerous spinoffs and retellings, including television shows, radio shows, and movies. Readers of all ages will delight in this deftly told tale. Scottish surgeon and political activist SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859-1930) turned his passions into stories and novels, producing fiction and nonfiction works sometimes controversial (The Great Boer War, 1900), sometimes fanciful (The Coming of the Fairies, 1922), and sometimes legendary (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892).

Table of Contents
  • THE LOST WORLD
  • The Lost World
    • By
    • SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
      • COPYRIGHT, 1912
      • Foreword
    • Contents
  • THE LOST WORLD
    • The Lost World
      • CHAPTER I
      • "There Are Heroisms All Round Us"
      • CHAPTER II
      • "Try Your Luck with Professor Challenger"
      • CHAPTER III
      • "He is a Perfectly Impossible Person"
      • CHAPTER IV
      • "It's Just the very Biggest Thing in the World"
      • CHAPTER V
      • "Question!"
      • CHAPTER VI
      • "I was the Flail of the Lord"
      • CHAPTER VII
      • "To-morrow we Disappear into the Unknown"
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • "The Outlying Pickets of the New World"
      • CHAPTER IX
      • "Who could have Foreseen it?"
      • CHAPTER X
      • "The most Wonderful Things have Happened"
      • CHAPTER XI
      • "For once I was the Hero"
      • CHAPTER XII
      • "It was Dreadful in the Forest"
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • "A Sight which I shall Never Forget"
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • "Those Were the Real Conquests"
      • CHAPTER XV
      • "Our Eyes have seen Great Wonders"
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • "A Procession! A Procession!"
      • THE NEW WORLD GREAT MEETING AT THE QUEEN'S HALL SCENES OF UPROAR EXTRAORDINARY INCIDENT WHAT WAS IT? NOCTURNAL RIOT IN REGENT STREET (Special)
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