It was dreadful in the forest

It Was Dreadful in the Forest


by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from The Lost World

Chapter XII passage: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is most famous for creating the fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. He also wrote novels such as his 1912 adventure book, “The Lost World.” In it, he narrator is Edward Malone, a reporter who is traveling with scientists in South America. They have discovered an area filled with strange creatures, including dinosaurs. In this passage, Malone is in a forest where he finds himself being hunted.