The Poison Belt Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [NOOK Book]

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The Poison Belt was the second story, a novella, that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about Professor Challenger. Written in 1913, roughly a year before the outbreak of World War I, much of it takes place--rather oddly, given that it follows The Lost World, a story set in the jungle--in a room in Challenger's house. This would be the last story written about Challenger until the...
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The Poison Belt Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Overview

The Poison Belt was the second story, a novella, that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about Professor Challenger. Written in 1913, roughly a year before the outbreak of World War I, much of it takes place--rather oddly, given that it follows The Lost World, a story set in the jungle--in a room in Challenger's house. This would be the last story written about Challenger until the 1920s, by which time Doyle's spiritualist beliefs had begun to affect his writing.

This book include active Table of Contents and it's very easy to navigate.

Table of Contents:

I THE BLURRING OF LINES
II THE TIDE OF DEATH
III SUBMERGED
IV A DIARY OF THE DYING
V THE DEAD WORLD
VI THE GREAT AWAKENING
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012960382
  • Publisher: FLT
  • Publication date: 5/5/2015
  • Series: Professor Challenger, #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 901,413
  • File size: 259 KB

Meet the Author

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.

Conan was originally a given name, but Doyle used it as part of his surname in his later years.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2011

    like this series

    Unfortunately, some worse than "Lost World", the characters more or less has not changed significantly. But this is one of the first, if not the first the works of world catastrophe.

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