Dangerous Work

    Dangerous Work

    Diary of an Adventure

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    British Library 2012

    Hardback 376pp Illustrated 250x215mm

    9780712358644   Product Code: 10734

    In 1880 a young medical student named Arthur Conan Doyle embarked on his first adventure as ship's surgeon aboard the Arctic whaler the Hope. The illustrated diary in which he recorded the action-packed voyage is published here for the first time in a beautiful facsimile edition. The volume also contains an annotated transcript, photographs of the ship and the young Conan Doyle on deck with its officers, two non-fiction pieces about his experiences, and two tales inspired by them.

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