Captain of the Polestar

The Captain of the Polestar

[Being an extract from the singular journal of JOHN M’ALISTER RAY, student of medicine.] September 11th. — Lat. 81° 40′ N.; long. 2° E. Still lying-to amid enormous ice fields. The one which stretches away to the north of us, and to which our ice-anchor is attached, cannot be smaller than an English county. To…

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The Lost World TV Series

Status: Ended Premiered: April 1, 1999 Last Aired: May 1, 2002 Show Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama “Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World” was a syndicated television series. It was only loosely based on his original novel (1912), mainly sharing only its title, basic premise, and some character names. It ran for three seasons. For the…

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Oil painting of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the creator Sherlock Holmes, the best-known detective in literature and the embodiment of scientific thinking. Doyle himself was not a good example of rational personality: he believed in fairies and was interested in occultism. Sherlock Holmes stories have been translated into more than fifty languages, and made into plays, films,…

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The Canon

The Canon refers to the set of 60 original stories (56 short stories, 4 novels) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Any book written by another author, while still being a Holmes story, is considered outside the Canon. In the United Kingdom and Canada, the stories are now out of copyright. In the United States, the…

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