The account of a scientific expedition by four intrepid Englishmen from the gaslit safety of Victorian London to a remote plateau in the South American jungle. In this region beyond time, they encounter hideous survivors from the dawn of history -- swarms of titanic reptiles and prehuman ape-men -- and must use cunning and superior intellect to escape.
"Two scenes, one from a book and the other from a film, continue to evoke dinosaurs as they did in my youth: The swamp-forests of "King Kong on the one hand, and Arthur Conan Doyle's" The Lost World. It was really 'dreadful in the forest....'" --Brian Lumley, author of the Necroscope series
"Geologists delve for dinosaurs in dust, and all they find are bare bones. But Conan Doyle, in his timeless tale, brings those bones to life. No explorer can match the thrills which await readers who discover "The Lost World today." --Robert Block, author of "Psycho