The Lost World

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle | Pets & Animals |
ISBN: 0199538794 Global Overview for this book
Registered by CityOfLit1 on 2/11/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by TheLostBook from Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Wednesday, February 11, 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 Jasper Fforde 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, February 11, 2009

Journal Entry 3 by TheLostBook from Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Tuesday, February 17, 2009
This book is going to travel to shakeyerbooty in Derby, then to grubsneerg in the USA. When grubsneerg's finished reading the book will be wild released.

If you've picked it up - welcome to BookCrossing! I hope you enjoy The Lost World and then pass it on to continue its journey. It'd be great to find out where it has travelled to and read your review. You can stay completely anonymous if you prefer, or you can join BookCrossing (it's free) if you'd like to take part in this booklovers' community.

Journal Entry 4 by TheLostBook at By Post, By Mail/Post/Courier -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Released 12 yrs ago (2/17/2009 UTC) at By Post, By Mail/Post/Courier -- Controlled Releases

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Travelling to shakeyerbooty in Derby. Happy reading!

Journal Entry 5 by shakeyerbooty on Wednesday, February 18, 2009
This lovely book was waiting for me today when I got home from work which was a very nice treat indeed. I'm just finishing off a couple of other books and then I shall make a start on this. Very much looking forward to reading it.

Journal Entry 6 by shakeyerbooty on Monday, March 02, 2009
I have read all of this today on a rather lovely lazy day off. I have found it to be a thoroughly enjoyable read and I love some of the characters in the book. Really glad that I have participated in this bookray as I may not have read this book otherwise.

Journal Entry 7 by shakeyerbooty at Bookring/Bookray, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- Canada on Monday, March 02, 2009

Released 12 yrs ago (3/3/2009 UTC) at Bookring/Bookray, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- Canada

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Sending this on to grubsneerg. Hope you enjoy it!

Journal Entry 8 by grubsneerg from Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA on Thursday, March 12, 2009
This little book was waiting for me when I got home! My cat is busily sniffing the cover, and just gave a kitty kiss to one of the little dinosaurs on the front. Go figure. I love the postcards and bookbands that were included. Thank you so much for sending this my way, shakeyerbooty and TheLostBook. I'm moving this to the top of my to-be-read pile and will report back soon.

Journal Entry 9 by grubsneerg from Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA on Saturday, April 18, 2009
I just finished reading this delightful adventure. Like shakeyerbooty, I don't think I would have read this unless I was part of The Lost World Read 2009, and I am so glad I did. I have often wished I could be a great writer, but *reading* a great writer's work can be just as satisfying. This book is ready for the next leg of its journey. I will be taking it to Birmingham, Ala., via Detroit, Mich., next weekend and will wild release it somewhere along the way.

Thanks for including me in The Lost World Read 2009!

Journal Entry 10 by grubsneerg from Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA on Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Road trip! I'm heading to Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend and hope to release this in a jungle-like area of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Released 11 yrs ago (4/28/2009 UTC) at Martin's Flowers and Shrubs, Route 51 N in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania USA

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Well, I never made it to the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham, but this book did do some suitcase travelling from Latrobe, Pa., to Detroit, Mich., to Birmingham, Ala., and back again. I did release it today at Martin's Flowers & Shrubs in Belle Vernon, Pa. You can find the book in one of the greenhouses with the jungle-like ferns. Happy travels!

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