The Lost World / Затерянный мир
Артур Конан Дойл. The Lost World / Затерянный мир
Chapter 1. There Are Heroisms All Round Us
Chapter 2. Try Your Luck With Professor Challenger
Chapter 3. He Is a Perfectly Impossible Person
Chapter 4. It’s Just The Very Biggest Thing In The World
Chapter 5. Question!
Chapter 6. I Was The Flail Of The Lord
Chapter 7. Tomorrow We Disappear into the Unknown
Chapter 8. Close to the New World
Chapter 9. Who Could Have Foreseen It?
Chapter 10. The Most Wonderful Things Have Happened
Chapter 11. For Once I Was the Hero
Chapter 12. It Was Dreadful in the Forest
Chapter 13. A Sight Which I Shall Never Forget
Chapter 14. Those Were the Real Conquests
Chapter 15. Our Eyes Have Seen Great Wonders
Chapter 16. A Procession! A Procession!
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Mr. Hungerton, her father, was the most tactless person on the earth, a good-natured man, but absolutely centered on himself. If anything could have driven me from Gladys, it would have been the thought of such a father-in-law. I am sure that he really believed that I came round to their house three days a week only for the pleasure of his company.
For an hour or more that evening I listened to his monotonous talk about money exchange and debts.
“No,” said I, “I do not. It was my fault. He gave me fair warning.”