The Lost World

The Lost World

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Cette œuvre est dans le domaine public pour les pays où la durée est fixée à 70 ans après la mort de l'auteur ainsi que aux USA (publication avant 1923).

The Lost World is a novel released in 1912 by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau in South America where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. Interestingly, for a seminal work of dinosaur-related fiction, the animals only occupy a small portion of the narrative. Much more time is devoted to a war between early human hominids and a vicious tribe of ape-like creatures.

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Jessicaharper
Jessicaharper
12 septembre 2016 12:22

Interesting and different approach (or perspective). A quick read.


Gwangi
Gwangi
23 décembre 2009 04:10

THE LOST WORLD by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE is an adventure of the first water, and as readable today as it was in 1912. The story was original serialized in STRAND magazine.

The main character, Edward Malone, is a young reporter who decides to seek out danger and adventure in order to impress his would-be fiancee. A "dangerous assignment" from his editor brings him into the company of the eccentric scientist Professor Challenger. Challenger's reputation is at risk with the Royal Society, because… (plus)



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Langue: Anglais

Publié en: 1912

Nombre de mots: 75 449 mots (≈ environ 5 heures)

Source: Wikisource

Droits: Cette œuvre est dans le domaine public pour les pays où la durée est fixée à 70 ans après la mort de l'auteur ainsi que aux USA (publication avant 1923).


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