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The Lost World (Thornes Classic Novels)

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Published by Trans-Atlantic Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Classic fiction,
  • English literature: fiction texts,
  • English literature: literary criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Classics,
  • For National Curriculum Key Stage 3,
  • For National Curriculum Key Stage 4 & GCSE

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSarah Matthews (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10762297M
ISBN 100748724818
ISBN 109780748724819
OCLC/WorldCa59620246

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Originally published serially in , “The Lost World” is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic tale of discovery and adventure. The story begins with the narrator, the curious and intrepid reporter Edward Malone, meeting Professor Challenger, a strange and brilliant paleontologist who insists that he has found dinosaurs still alive deep in the by: 2. This is the original: the terror-adventure tale of The Lost World. Writing not long after dinosaurs first invaded the popular imagination, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle spins a yarn about an expedition of two scientists, a big-game hunter, and a journalist (the narrator) to a volcanic plateau high over the vast Amazon rain forest/5(). The Lost World is an adventure novel through and through, pure in its quest for new thrills and sensations, a glorious and unadulterated pulp. An old-school fantasy escapade with all its props and décor protruding out of everywhere/5(2K). Michael Crichton's The Lost World is an interesting piece of work. On the one hand, it is an exciting, page-gripping, edge of the seat thriller reminiscent of the first Jurassic Park novel. On the other hand, it is exactly that: reminiscent of the first Jurassic Park novel/5.

  The Lost World is a good book for fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's work, with a decent plot, good characters, and sufficient details to keep the reader amused. Many people who have seen the TV series are sometimes disappointed with the book, however the series was definitely based on it/5(7).   The Lost World. I think Sam of the 15 Mar post must be fairly young, otherwise he would have known that the book predates the movie(s) by a goodly number of years. Certainly the movie phrase was a reference to the book. Posted By pablito at Sun 27 Jul , AM in The Lost World || 1 Reply. Whoa, five stories in one book. The Lost World is surely the best story of them all. Professor George Edward Challenger, the main character besides the narrator, is probably literature's most egoistical, megalomaniac, boisterous, conceited, passionate, pompous character I've ever read about, yet also very brilliant.4/5.   The Washington Post Book World It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end—the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, and /5().

  The Lost World is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur Conan Doyle, published in , concerning an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin of South America where prehistoric animals still survive/5(46). The Lost World Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Challenger, Professor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction Subject: Fantasy fiction Subject: South America -- Fiction audio books by Jane Austen. Only chaos theoretician Ian Malcolm, among the earlier principals, returns to explore this Lost World, six years after the events of JP; but once again, there's a . THE LOST WORLD - being an account of the recent amazing adventures of Professor E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee and Mr Ed Malone of the Daily Gazette Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Published by Puffin Books, Middlesex, England ().