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Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Dover Publications
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.18 (inches)|
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Vol. ISir Arthur Conan Doyle, Loren EstlemanRandom House / 1986 / Mass Paperback$6.26 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Vol. IISir Arthur Conan Doyle, Loren EstlemanRandom House / 1986 / Mass Paperback$5.49 Retail:
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The Adventure of the Dancing Man & Other Sherlock Holmes StoriesSir Arthur Conan DoyleDover Publications / 1997 / Trade Paperback$2.29 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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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.