Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote more than the Sherlock Holmes stories. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction, non-fiction and historical novels.
The Lost World chronicles the adventures of four men who travel to the jungles of South America. There they discover a plateau inhabited by dinosaurs and ape-men.
Conan Doyle was a prolific writer. If you've only read his Sherlock Holmes fiction then you're missing out. Visit this page to see other items that Conan Doyle wrote.
This short story, based on the mysterious events surrounding the brigantine Mary Celeste, was an early success for Conan Doyle. It also stirred up some controversy.
During the Second World War the British government made sure that despite paper shortages The White Company was kept in print. The book was considered a national morale booster.
In 1909 Conan Doyle, fueled by "a burning indignation, which is the best of all driving power", wrote a book in only eight days. The Crime of the Congo, dealt with the atrocities committed in the Belgian Congo on behalf of King Leopold II.