The Lost World

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle | Pets & Animals |
ISBN: 0199538794 Global Overview for this book
Registered by CityOfLit1 on 1/21/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by TheLostBook from Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Welcome to The Lost World Read 2009!

You’ve got hold of a book that is part of the UK’s largest reading campaign. We’re celebrating Arthur Conan Doyle’s 150th birthday and Charles Darwin’s bicentenary by bringing people across the UK together to read a classic adventure tale of a lost plateau, discovery and dinosaurs - The Lost World.

Investigative journalist Ed Malone joins a band of explorers sent to South America to prove that deep in the jungle there is a forgotten world where dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals still survive. What do they find - and will they make it home to tell the tale? It's the first Conan Doyle story featuring the larger-than-life Professor Challenger.

And, welcome to The Lost Book!

The Lost Book is a collaborative adventure in storytelling. It’s taking place online and anyone can join in. At its heart is an animated web series: the adventures of 21st century investigative journalist Aileen Adler.

There are loads of ways you can get involved and it won’t cost you anything. You can help us to write the story for the web series. You can join our special guest writer to reconstruct a stolen book in our weekly microstory competition. You can enter our soundtrack competition by creating your own music for the web series. You can produce your own animation.

And, you can read this book, tell us what you thought of it, give it away, and follow its journey. So join in, wherever you are, and have fun!

(Oh, and sometimes you’ll need a password to get into sections of www.thelostbook.net. Only people with a copy of this book will have the password, so these areas will be exclusive to you. The password is: the last word on page 150 of this book. Don’t forget!)

Journal Entry 2 by CityOfLit1 on Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Journal Entry 3 by PeaMartian from Durham, County Durham United Kingdom on Tuesday, July 28, 2009
A nice surprise in the Uncon goodie bag I picked up from Suedo at lunch today (along with Charles Dickens' David Copperfield) - thanks for sharing! I have been meaning to read more classics, so maybe this could help get me started...

Journal Entry 4 by PeaMartian from Durham, County Durham United Kingdom on Thursday, August 27, 2009
I enjoyed reading this book. I found the writing style a bit difficult to get used to compared to my usual reading matter, probably because most of the books I normally read have been written in the past 20 years or so. The plot was fast-paced, and I was amused by most of the characters. Recommended for everyone who likes an adventure!


Journal Entry 5 by PeaMartian at The Old Light in Lundy Island, Devon United Kingdom on Thursday, August 27, 2009

Released 11 yrs ago (8/21/2009 UTC) at The Old Light in Lundy Island, Devon United Kingdom

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Left on the top floor of the Old Light after an interesting night camping in Gale Force 8 wind!

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