Professor Challenger - The Complete Collection

Professor Challenger - The Complete Collection

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Overview

George Edward Challenger, better known as Professor Challenger, is a protagonist in a series of fantasy and science fiction novels and stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Professor Challenger is an aggressive, hot-tempered, dominating figure, and also a pretentious and self-righteous scientific jack-of-all-trades. This book contains the complete Professor Challenger novels and stories in the chronological order of their original publication: The Lost World, The Poison Belt, The Land of Mists, The Disintegration Machine, When the World Screamed. 'The Lost World' describes an expedition to a plateau in South America where prehistoric creatures including dinosaurs still survive. 'The Poison Belt' depicts the situation in which the Earth passes through a cloud of poisonous ether. 'The Land of Mist' is a tale of the supernatural, focusing on Edward Malone's at first professional, and later personal interest in Spiritualism. 'The Disintegration Machine' concerns the potentially dangerous new invention by a scientist named Theodore Nemor. 'When the World Screamed' tells of Challenger's World Echinus theory. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels. The size of the eBook is about 550 pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783961301096
Publisher: apebook Verlag
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Sold by: CIANDO
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 681,442
File size: 2 MB

About 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.

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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