El Mundo Perdido


El mundo perdido es el t?tulo de la novela del autor escoc?s Arthur Conan Doyle, sobre una expedici?n a una meseta sudamericana (basada en el monte Roraima de la selva amaz?nica venezolana) en donde a?n sobreviven animales prehist?ricos.
Fue publicada en 1912 e introdujo por vez primera al conocido personaje del profesor Challenger. Para tratarse de un relato de ficci?n ambientado en tiempos remotos, el episodio que trata sobre los dinosaurios es sorprendentemente corto: muchas...
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El mundo perdido es el título de la novela del autor escocés Arthur Conan Doyle, sobre una expedición a una meseta sudamericana (basada en el monte Roraima de la selva amazónica venezolana) en donde aún sobreviven animales prehistóricos.
Fue publicada en 1912 e introdujo por vez primera al conocido personaje del profesor Challenger. Para tratarse de un relato de ficción ambientado en tiempos remotos, el episodio que trata sobre los dinosaurios es sorprendentemente corto: muchas más páginas están dedicadas a una batalla entre una tribu de hombres prehistóricos y un grupo de violentos homínidos primitivos.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781499765632
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/2/2014
  • Language: Spanish
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) fue un escritor escocés, célebre por crear al detective ficticio más famoso del mundo: Sherlock Holmes. A pesar de su amplia y famosa obra literaria, nunca recibió ningún premio a lo largo de toda su carrera. Además de escritor, fue médico y jugador de fútbol rugby.


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859. After nine years in Jesuit schools, he went to Edinburgh University, receiving a degree in medicine in 1881. He then became an eye specialist in Southsea, with a distressing lack of success. Hoping to augment his income, he wrote his first story, A Study in Scarlet. His detective, Sherlock Holmes, was modeled in part after Dr. Joseph Bell of the Edinburgh Infirmary, a man with spectacular powers of observation, analysis, and inference. Conan Doyle may have been influenced also by his admiration for the neat plots of Gaboriau and for Poe's detective, M. Dupin. After several rejections, the story was sold to a British publisher for £25, and thus was born the world's best-known and most-loved fictional detective. Fifty-nine more Sherlock Holmes adventures followed.

Once, wearying of Holmes, his creator killed him off, but was forced by popular demand to resurrect him. Sir Arthur -- he had been knighted for this defense of the British cause in his The Great Boer War -- became an ardent Spiritualist after the death of his son Kingsley, who had been wounded at the Somme in World War I. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died in Sussex in 1930.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 22, 1859
    2. Place of Birth:
      Edinburgh, Scotland
    1. Date of Death:
      July 7, 1930
    2. Place of Death:
      Crowborough, Sussex, England

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