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The Maracot Deep by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Maracot Deep (1929)

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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This was one of the works of fiction published during Doyle's life. The story features Professor Maracot who leads an expedition to the floor of the Atlantic Ocean, discovering a lost race of Atlanteans.
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Professor Maracot with a sturdy sailor and a young student (the narrator) are exploring the bottom of the Atlantic in a superior diving bell when they are cut off by a storm which sinks their mothership. They are rescued by the descendents of the inhabitants of Atlantis who survived the sinking of the city. The inhabitants are threatened by the semi-immortal evil ruler whose wickedness provoked the sinking. but he is ultimately defeated and the explorers return safely to the surface, teh young student with an Atlantean bride. Aspects of this story strongly remind me of Tolkien's Numenor, especially the character of the villainous ruler. ( )
1 vote antiquary | Oct 21, 2016 |
One of Conan Doyle's much less well known works, this short novel was published in 1929, the year before his death. It tells of a mission by Professor Maracot (a Challenger-like figure) to explore the ocean depths where he and his companions come across the survivors of Atlantis. They also encounter various sea creatures and a mysterious sinister devil-like figure, the Lord of the Dark Face, which is apparently a Blavatsky creation, which demonstrates the spiritualism that formed a key part of the author's mental landscape in his final years. A reasonable read, feels very like Jules Verne. ( )
1 vote john257hopper | Jul 26, 2015 |
The Maracot Deep and Other Stories was ACD's last collection of his fictional work. It was published in 1929, the year before he died.
  mmckay | Sep 1, 2007 |
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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conanprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bieger, MarcelTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Carr, John DicksonIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Görden, MichaelIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kanellakis, ThemisthoklesCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schiemann, Klaus D.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Winkler, RolandCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Da mir diese Papiere zur Veröffentlichung in die Hand gegeben worden sind, möchte ich damit beginnen, der Öffentlichkeit den traurigen Verlust des Dampfschiffes Stratford ins Gedächtnis zu zurückzurufen.
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