The Last Galley: Impressions and Tales
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Number of pages: 306
The drama of events from the past is magnificently captured in this collection of short stories. From the last desperate moments of a stricken Carthaginian galley to mutiny on board a pirate ship, Conan Doyle captures the excitement and color of the age, through which he weaves his storytelling genius. This is a thrilling volume from the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
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by Arthur Conan Doyle - J. W. Arrowsmith
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by Arthur Conan Doyle - The McClure Company
This work is Conan Doyle's casually eloquent tour of the cherished books on his own shelves. As the author surveys the contents of his bookroom, each book prompts an essay in appreciation, affectionate reflections both personal and literary.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - G. H. Doran
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by Arthur Conan Doyle - Doubleday, Page & Company
Doyle documents the atrocities committed in the Congo Free State, the personal possession of Leopold II of Belgium. Thousands of native Africans were forced to labor on rubber plantations for the benefit of their colonial overlords.