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 molekilby from Brithdir, Wales United Kingdom on Monday, July 06, 2009
Received as part of my Uncon goody bag. This isn't a book I've read or wanted to read. However, I feel now that I should and will. Thanks for putting them in the bag.

Journal Entry 4 by molekilby from Brithdir, Wales United Kingdom on Saturday, August 22, 2009
This was a book that I probably wouldn't have read had I not received it through The Lost World read project. It is a classic Victorian romp with the undaunting courage of the explorer, the scientist determined to make a name for himself, the clerk looking to prove his love. It also has a smattering of sexism and racism which shows the sociological concepts of the time and interesting comparison to today's attitudes. Another book I have suggested Brian Blessed as Professor Challenger and I totally concur, it was hard to get his image out of my head when reading it.

This is to be released as part of my Fourth Plinth experience on the 8th September 2009, it was great to read that the Fourth Plinth is mentioned in the story (page 95). Which means I'll do something Professor Challenger never did.

Journal Entry 5 by molekilby at Trafalgar Square in Trafalgar Square, Greater London United Kingdom on Monday, September 07, 2009

Released 11 yrs ago (9/8/2009 UTC) at Trafalgar Square in Trafalgar Square, Greater London United Kingdom

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This book was released on 8th September 2009 as part of Antony Gormley's One & Other project from the empty fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square. I was lucky enough to get a slot. You can get more information about what I did at www.oneandother.co.uk/participants/molekilby

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It would really be appreciated if you would make a comment about the book, where you found it and what you thought of it.
The book is now yours to read, keep, or pass it on. We'd like to know where it travels to, and if you don't want to join you can do this anonymously.
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