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By Arthur Conan Doyle | Comments: ( 779 ) | Date: ( Dec 12, 2019 )

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.

  • Title: The Maracot Deep
  • Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
  • ISBN: 9781591070498
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born the third of ten siblings on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish descent, and his mother, born Mary Foley, was Irish They were married in 1855.Although he is now referred to as Conan Doyle , the origin of this compound surname if that is how he meant it to be understood is uncertain His baptism record in the registry of St Mary s Cathedral in Edinburgh gives Arthur Ignatius Conan as his Christian name, and simply Doyle as his surname It also names Michael Conan as his godfather.At the age of nine Conan Doyle was sent to the Roman Catholic Jesuit preparatory school, Hodder Place, Stonyhurst He then went on to Stonyhurst College, leaving in 1875.From 1876 to 1881 he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh This required that he provide periodic medical assistance in the towns of Aston now a district of Birmingham and Sheffield While studying, Conan Doyle began writing short stories His first published story appeared in Chambers s Edinburgh Journal before he was 20 Following his graduation, he was employed as a ship s doctor on the SS Mayumba during a voyage to the West African coast He completed his doctorate on the subject of tabes dorsalis in 1885.In 1885 Conan Doyle married Louisa or Louise Hawkins, known as Touie She suffered from tuberculosis and died on 4 July 1906 The following year he married Jean Elizabeth Leckie, whom he had first met and fallen in love with in 1897 Due to his sense of loyalty he had maintained a purely platonic relationship with Jean while his first wife was alive Jean died in London on 27 June 1940.Conan Doyle fathered five children Two with his first wife Mary Louise 28 January 1889 12 June 1976 , and Arthur Alleyne Kingsley, known as Kingsley 15 November 1892 28 October 1918 With his second wife he had three children Denis Percy Stewart 17 March 1909 9 March 1955 , second husband in 1936 of Georgian Princess Nina Mdivani circa 1910 19 February 1987 former sister in law of Barbara Hutton Adrian Malcolm 19 November 1910 3 June 1970 and Jean Lena Annette 21 December 1912 18 November 1997.Conan Doyle was found clutching his chest in the hall of Windlesham, his house in Crowborough, East Sussex, on 7 July 1930 He had died of a heart attack at age 71 His last words were directed toward his wife You are wonderful The epitaph on his gravestone in the churchyard at Minstead in the New Forest, Hampshire, reads STEEL TRUEBLADE STRAIGHTARTHUR CONAN DOYLEKNIGHTPATRIOT, PHYSICIAN MAN OF LETTERSConan Doyle s house, Undershaw, located in Hindhead, south of London, where he had lived for a decade, had been a hotel and restaurant between 1924 and 2004 It now stands empty while conservationists and Conan Doyle fans fight to preserve it.A statue honours Conan Doyle at Crowborough Cross in Crowborough, where Conan Doyle lived for 23 years There is also a statue of Sherlock Holmes in Picardy Place, Edinburgh, close to the house where Conan Doyle was born.Series Sherlock Holmes

The Maracot Deep The Maracot Deep is a short novel by Arthur Conan Doyle about the discovery of a sunken city of Atlantis by a team of explorers led by Professor Maracot He is accompanied by Cyrus Headley, a young research zoologist and Bill Scanlan, an expert mechanic working with an iron works in Philadelphia who is in charge of the construction of the submersible which the team takes to the bottom of the Atlantic. The Maracot Deep Arthur Conan Doyle PS Concerning the exact place on earth of the Maracot Deep On the one hand side, the novel repeatedly speaks of a place NW, on the other hand side it speaks repeatedly of a place miles southwest of the Canaries This does not fit, since NW is ca miles west of the Canaries Both places do not show any remarkable deepening in the sea floor So, it is all fiction. The Maracot Deep Arthur Conan Doyle Bcher The Maracot Deep Arthur Conan Doyle ISBN Kostenloser Versand fr alle Bcher mit Versand und Verkauf duch . The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle Doctor Maracot, the hero of The Maracot Deep, bears some resemblance to Professor Challenger The book Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best remembered today, of course, for the Sherlock Holmes stories In fact these represented only a fraction of his output as a writer. The Maracot Deep Project Gutenberg Australia There is the Challenger Deep of twenty six thousand feet near the Ladrone Islands, the Planet Deep of thirty two thousand feet off the Philippines, and many others, but it is probable that the Maracot Deep stands alone in the declivity of its descent, and is remarkable also for its escape from the observation of so many hydrographic explorers the Maracot Deep Bcher the Maracot Deep ISBN Kostenloser Versand fr alle Bcher mit Versand und Verkauf duch .

Comments The Maracot Deep

  • Ints

    Izskaitīju “Piedzīvojumi. Fantastika. Ceļojumi.” sērijā atlikušās nelasītās grāmatas un apstulbu, šķiet, ka visu laiku pārlecu uz alternatīvo visumu, kur atlikušo grāmatu skaits ir ap piecdesmit. Lai situāciju labotu, nolēmu izlasīt savu bērnības vienu no mīļākajām grāmatām. Par to liecina tas vien, ka uz vāka nav iespējams vairs saskatīt bildi, un grāmata ir pamatīgi nobružāta. Un pie reizes nošāvu divus zaķus, jo šī grāmata ir arī “Fantastikas pas [...]

  • M.R. Dowsing

    Daft but very enjoyable fantasy adventure about a group who go on an expedition to the depths of the ocean and not only encounter a number of strange and deadly creatures, but also discover the remains of Atlantis. And there are still people living there. If that sounds far-fetched, it leads to a climax that can only be described as bonkers.

  • Paul Nash

    Loved this book in my early years.Afraid of a reread.Just let the dogs keep sleeping.But I do remember those huge, crazy-ass, Sea Slugsetty creepy! Most readers don't know the diversity of Doyle.

  • George K.

    "Η Άβυσσος του Μάρακοτ", εκδόσεις Γλάρος.Βαθμολογία: 7/10Το 2010 διάβασα δυο βιβλία του Άρθουρ Κόναν Ντόιλ με ήρωα τον μοναδικό Σέρλοκ Χολμς (Το σκυλί των Μπάσκερβιλ, Το σημάδι των τεσσάρων), κατά τ'άλλα για κάποιον λόγο τον έχω αφήσει παραμελημένο σαν συγγραφέα, παρ'όλο που είμαι [...]

  • Debra

    Quickly read in one day and engaging. Definitely ahead of its time regarding oceanographic exploration, although the science is wrong, of course. The Atlantis aspect was novel, too. A stereotypical representation of an American was quite funny. Overall, was worth the read.

  • Dfordoom

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best remembered today, of course, for the Sherlock Holmes stories. In fact these represented only a fraction of his output as a writer. He wrote in just about every genre you can think of, including science fiction, or it might be more accurate to call these books scientific romances. The Professor Challenger stories are the best known, especially The Lost World. Doctor Maracot, the hero of The Maracot Deep, bears some resemblance to Professor Challenger. The book conce [...]

  • Madhulika Liddle

    In 1926, a scientist named Dr Maracot organizes an expedition to a spot in the Atlantic Ocean, right above what he asserts is the deepest trench in the ocean floor—the ‘Maracot Deep’ as he names it. Maracot and two companions, a young man named Cyrus Headley and a mechanic named Bill Scanlan, do not merely go to the spot, but descend—and tipping right over the edge of the Maracot Deep, find themselves falling into what was once Atlantis, but which now lies buried at the bottom. Still peo [...]

  • K.

    Conan Doyle and a crazy professor (who looks a lot like Holmes) going on a deep sea adventure. And they find Atlantis?? Woohoo! What a ride! It was a fun read, even if the stuff that happens right before the end was just a little, um, well??? weird?? out of place?? I dunno, it didn't bother me, it was just so strange. The science was crazy. The scientific language/names of all the undersea flora and fauna might turn off a modern reader but one can pass that by easily. All in all, interesting to [...]

  • Benjamin Chandler

    Did you know Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a boring book about deep-sea explorers discovering Atlantis? It's true!

  • Sandy

    Readers who know of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle through his Sherlock Holmes stories, his tales of Sir Nigel in the 14th century, the Napoleonic adventures of Brigadier Gerard or the sci-fi escapades of Professor Challenger may still be unfamiliar with "The Maracot Deep." Published in 1929, only a year before the author's death, this short novel amply demonstrates that Doyle still retained all his great abilities as a spinner of riveting yarns, even in his twilight years. At a mere 140 pages, the nove [...]

  • Vitor Frazão

    Tal como fazia supor a sinopse, a única ligação entre "O Mundo Perdido no Fundo do Mar" e "O Mundo Perdido" prende-se com o título.Na verdade, em certa medida, tem mais parecenças com "Vinte Mil Léguas Submarinas" de Jules Verne, nomeadamente na escolha dos "turistas terrestres" ao mundo subaquático. Tal como na obra do francês, temos um cientista, para ajudar a explicar a realidade e dar a motivação para a viagem inicial; o brigão bem-disposto para o "comic relief" e uma terceira per [...]

  • Carsten Thomsen

    After the somewhat mediocre The Poison Belt this new Doyle-adventure was a pleasant surprise. Not professor Challenger this time but another crazy - or should we be nice and say eccentric - professor. Namely Maracot. He leads the little group of three men on a fantastic voyage - to the deepest parts of the ocean. The story is collected from different sources - but mainly we follow a young zoologist, Cyrus Headley, who narrates most of the story.One has to leave all credibility behind - and just [...]

  • Read1000books

    From what I have been able to find out, this was the last fictional novel that Conan Doyle ever wrote, published about a year or so before his death in 1930. It is short (150 pages at most) and very reminiscent of THE LOST WORLD (i.e. a trio of explorers going where no one's been before, in this case, Atlantis). At one point the story weaves in reincarnation (if you've read a bio of ACD this will be no surprise) and at the end [small spoiler ahead] the three protagonists fight the Devil (as pres [...]

  • Graeme Sutherland

    This starts out as an enjoyable adventure in the Lost World mode, although the characters are not as interesting. The fantastic elements are skilfully done, as ever with Doyle, and the epistolary presentation adds an air of realism that helps with the suspension of disbelief. However And it's a big however The ending is utterly insane! I wasn't expecting it at all and my jaw did drop. All in alla worthwhile time waster and that ending Watch out for spoilers among these comments here if you want [...]

  • Bioteo

    Quando leggo un libro di Conan Doyle rimango sempre colpito perchè mi rendo conto di trovarmi di fronte ad un pezzo di storia della letteratura avventurosa/fantascientifica. Certamente alcune parti del racconto sono ricche di stereotipi però bisogna immaginare quanto "L'abisso di Maracot" fosse stato innovativo ai tempi della sua prima pubblicazione, nel lontano 1929. Non all'altezza de "Il mondo perduto" ma comunque scorrevole e piacevole nel suo complesso.

  • Joel Puga

    Este é um dos últimos romances de Arthur Conan Doyle publicados. Apesar do título ser uma clara tentativa de ligar esta história à muito mais conhecida "O Mundo Perdido", do mesmo autor, são substancialmente diferentes. De facto, a única coisa que têm em comum é a exploração de um mundo desconhecido para a maior parte do mundo, se bem que mundos bem diferentes. Se em "O Mundo Perdido" se explora um planalto onde a natureza se manteve como era há milénios atrás, aqui exploramos os s [...]

  • Idleprimate

    3.5/5I guess this short novel is most notable as being not a Sherlock Holmes story. Conan Doyle wrote all manner of work that was very popular, but is presently known almost exclusively for his crotchety sleuth. That said, I found this slight and fairly placid Atlantean adventure story really satisfying. It details the exploits of a trio of scientists and journalist who embark on a deep sea diving experiment only to become stranded at the bottom of the sea where they are rescued by strange human [...]

  • Lora

    The problem of jaded post modern writing is that there is no longer any sense of adventure. This is a story that still had such a thing.The story was one of several others in a book, but I didn't read the others. The book smelled of cigars, so pressing on to finish this one was enough for me. *spoiler*I absolutely loved that the heroes, once in Atlantis, bring upon themselves and their Atlantean hosts the wrath of the devil. They smirked at the superstition of the ancient people, invaded the bla [...]

  • Ade Couper

    Secondhand bookshops are great - you go in , mooch around , & end up finding a gem like this little diamond.Anyway , "The Maracot Deep" , by Arthur Conan Doyle , is basically ACD does Jules Verne - & does it pretty well . The story is of professor Maracot & his 2 assistants , who end up being shipwrecked in Atlantis , & it's a rattling good yarn . It reminds me of those 70's movies like "the land that time forgot" & the like , which is no bad thing Plot ? Simple enough - get [...]

  • Devero

    Al di là della storia personale tra me e questo romanzo, che gli vale la quarta stella, ho sempre trovato affascinate non solo la storia in se, ma anche come l'autore, creatore del detective razionale ad ogni costo, Sherlock Holmes, si sia abbandonato, dopo la tragedia della prima guerra mondiale, allo spiritismo più sfrenato, alle ipotesi più assurde.Comunque è uno dei romanzi seminali che parla di Atlantide, di avventure negli abissi, di esplorazione e di comunicazione, della possibilità [...]

  • Felix Dance

    Doyle should stick to Sherlock Holmes I reckon. This thin book, read amongst karst mountains on my solo cycle tour through Vietnam, was a fairly poor cousin to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and all my criticisms of that book are exaggerated here: the main premise is that a submarine capsule lead by the brilliant Dr Maracot encounters sea monsters and then an ancient Atlantian city at the bottom of a deep ocean trench. It is even told through the narration of a poor dupe caught up in the adventure [...]

  • Stacy

    This book was said to be written in Conan Doyle's later years and there are traces of Spiritualism in it that support that. Overall it was an interesting idea of deep sea explorers coming across the lost world of Atlantis, but somehow it wasn't as strong as his usual sci fi stories. There were a great deal of disjointed stories and sometimes the story would later contradict itself in what was possible. Overall there were parts of extreme interest and creativity, but it is not one of his finest.

  • Robert

    A cheap version of The Lost World. An enjoyable journey, although lacking in character development and true emotion. The end reflects Doyle's increasingly spiritualistic views, and while potentially making an interesting story of its own, the entire "Lord of the Dark Face" bit seemed out-of-place and distracting.

  • Yadhav Deerpaul

    An interesting adventure narrated through a retrospection by the help of four documents. Professor Maracot along with his companions go deep into the Atlantic sea. They discover another world and living civilization below the sea. Together, they have a lot of adventures. An interesting feature of this novel is how Arthur Conan Doyle blends adventure and spirituality.

  • Ippino

    Inizio promettente, ma poi prende una deriva alquanto banale: la bella figlia del Re sottomarino che si innamora del protagonista; ingenuità scientifiche a go-go, solo per far filare liscia la storia; Deus ex machina gigante per risolvere lo scontro finale insomma, pur tenendo conto che il romanzo ha più di ottant'anni, è invecchiato decisamente male.Molto meglio "Sherlock Holmes".

  • Jen

    This was a fun piece of science fiction from the early 1900s. The imagination that Doyle employs to explore the depths of the ocean and the legend of Atlantis was fabulous until the very last chapter. Then it took a dive into fantasy that felt like Doyle realized he was getting long and needed an ending so poof magic!

  • Ivan

    Another little gem from a master. Not up there with The Lost World, but certainly and thoroughly entertaining. An adventure story set in Atlantis.

  • Ange

    Sci Fi. Not bad.

  • Garret Mischenko

    This is a wonderful fantasy, and keeps the reader thoroughly entertained throughout. letters/"messages in a bottle" and Atlantis! Doyle shines in his last novel.

  • Andres

    Las novelas y cuentos de aventuras y horror de Conan Doyle valen la pena. Siempre.

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