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eBook The Poison Belt (Professor Challenger) ePub

by Arthur Conan Doyle

  • ISBN: 0755106571
  • Category: Thrillers and Suspense
  • Subcategory: Suspense and Obscurity
  • Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: House of Stratus (September 23, 2008)
  • Pages: 98
  • ePub book: 1776 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1674 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3
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Здесь вы можете прочитать книгу Arthur Conan Doyle The Poison Belt бесплатно. It so happens that it was to visit Professor Challenger at Rotherfield that I was asking for leave of absence. The fact is, that it is the anniversary of our main adventure on the plateau three years ago, and he has asked our whole party down to his house to see him and celebrate the occasion.

George Edward Challenger is a fictional character in a series of fantasy and science fiction stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

George Edward Challenger is a fictional character in a series of fantasy and science fiction stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Unlike Conan Doyle's self-controlled, analytical character, Sherlock Holmes, Professor Challenger is an aggressive, hot-tempered, dominating figure

The Poison Belt book. And lo and behold, the book turned out to be fairly popular and the people genuinely seemed to like Professor Challenger, seeing him as kind of a rugged, abrasive mirror to the Great Detective.

The Poison Belt book. Nothing could be done  . Of course, The Lost World was certainly not as popular (or as profitable) as Sherlock Holmes. So being the astute businessman that you are, you naturally decided to focus the brunt of your creative energy into producing the next Holmes masterpiece.

Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. It was between 1876 and 1881, while studying medicine at the University of Edinburgh, that he began writing short stories, and his first piece was published in Chambers's Edinburgh Journal before he was 20. In 1887, Conan Doyle's first significant work, A Study in Scarlet, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual.

Professor Challenger. Arthur Conan Doyle not only excelled in writing Detective Stories but he also set the mould together with . Wells, of modern Science Fiction. Just as Sherlock Holmes was loosely based on Dr. Bell, one of his professors at the Medical School of the University of Edinburgh, Professor Challenger was inspired by real individuals. The best way to describe the formidable George Edward Challenger is in Conan Doyle's own words, through the eyes of the young journalist Ed Malone of The Daily Gazette, when he first met him. "His appearance made me gasp. I was prepared for something strange, but not for so overpowering a personality as this.

Professor Challenger (seated) as illustrated by Harry Rountree in Arthur Conan Doyle's novella The Poison Belt in The Strand Magazine. Created by. Arthur Conan Doyle. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was the first person to portray Professor Challenger, dressing and making up as the professor for a photograph he wanted included in The Lost World's initial serialized publication in the Strand Magazine.

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The legendary Professor Challenger hits the headlines once again. In a letter to 'The Times', he asserts that a change in the earth’s cosmic surroundings is resulting in the poisoning of the planet. He claims that seemingly unconnected worldwide disasters prove that the earth has swum into a poison belt of ether – and towards inevitable destruction. Ed Malone, the dynamic young journalist, is then invited to visit the Professor with the strange request to ‘bring oxygen’. The four members of 'The Lost World' expedition reunited, they settle down to a hearty lunch, with the Professor determined to enjoy his final few hours. Is this all a strange ruse of the Professor’s, or is total annihilation really only hours away?