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The Tragedy of the Korosko
     

The Tragedy of the Korosko

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by Arthur Conan Doyle
 

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A little-remembered novel from one of the pioneers of genre fiction, this 1898 concoction from the creator of Sherlock Holmes gives us a group of Westerners on holiday in the Middle East who are taken hostage while on a cruise down the Nile. What do their captors want? The terrorists will either kill them. or forcibly convert them to Islam. This "desert drama" is high

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A little-remembered novel from one of the pioneers of genre fiction, this 1898 concoction from the creator of Sherlock Holmes gives us a group of Westerners on holiday in the Middle East who are taken hostage while on a cruise down the Nile. What do their captors want? The terrorists will either kill them. or forcibly convert them to Islam. This "desert drama" is high adventure at its pulpy best, and still surprisingly relevant today.

Doyle’s classic has been formatted for optimal viewing on the Nook and is equipped with an active table of contents for smooth and simple navigation!

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148547068
Publisher:
A & L eBooks
Publication date:
07/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
544 KB

Meet the Author

A prolific author of books, short stories, poetry, and more, the Scottish writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for the creation of one of literature’s most vivid and enduring characters: Sherlock Holmes. Through detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction, Holmes and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step into the swirling fog of Victorian London to rescue the innocent, confound the guilty, and solve the most perplexing puzzles known to literature.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 22, 1859
Date of Death:
July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:
Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

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