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Well, it is the first gothic novel. So if you're a gothic buff/nerd take a read. Although it might have been a scary read back in the 18th century, modern readers would probably ridicule these events. In fact, you can probably spot a foreshadowing of a Monty Python gag. It's a bad book, but I enjoyed it for what it was worth.
05/12/2007
Just like 99% of the Earth's population, I thought all Sir A. C. Doyle has written are mystery novels, especially that of Sherlock Holmes short stories and novels. Picking this up in the library, I was pleasently surprised by this story.

It's a story of a band of adventurers going to an undsicovered part of the Amazon where dinosaurs still exist. It has moments of trial and tribulation, high adventure, and pure child-like wonder.

This book is a great adventure novel, more geared towards a younger audience, but adults will enjoy this nonetheless.
05/02/2007
Frank Scozzari - Writing with Infectious Energy, Humor, Angst, and Sensitivity
FEATURED AUTHOR - Five-time Pushcart Prize nominee Frank Scozzari resides in Nipomo, a small town on the California central coast. His award-winning short stories have appeared in more than one-hundred literary magazines, including The Kenyon Review, Tampa Review, Eleven Eleven (Cal Arts), Pacific Review, Reed Magazine, Minetta Review (NYU), The Nassau Review, War Literature, and the Arts (U.S. Air Force Academy), The Berkeley Fiction Review, Ellipsis Magazine, South Dakota Review, Roanoke Review, Hawai'i… Read more