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Captain of the Polestar, and other tales

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This is a collection of early Sir Arthur Conan Doyle short stories. It includes stories of mystery, comedy, shipwrecks and fantasy.

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THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLESTAR

AND OTHER TALES.

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

TO MY FRIEND MAJOR GENERAL A. W. DRAYSON AS A SLIGHT TOKEN OF MY ADMIRATION FOR HIS GREAT AND AS YET UNRECOGNISED SERVICES TO ASTRONOMY This little Volume IS DEDICATED

PREFACE For the use of some of the following Tales I am indebted to the courtesy of the Proprietors of "Cornhill," "Temple Bar," "Belgravia," "London Society," "Cassell's," and "The Boy's Own Paper."

A. CONAN DOYLE, M.D.

CONTENTS.

THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLE STAR J. HABAKUK JEPHSON'S STATEMENT THE GREAT KEINPLATZ EXPERIMENT THE MAN FROM ARCHANGEL THAT LITTLE SQUARE BOX JOHN HUXFORD'S HIATUS A LITERARY MOSAIC JOHN BARRINGTON COWLES THE PARSON OF JACKMAN'S GULCH THE RING OF THOTH

THE CAPTAIN OF THE "POLE STAR."

[Being an extract from the singular journal of JOHN M'ALISTER RAY, student of medicine.]

September 11th. Lat. 81 degrees 40' N.; long... Continue reading book >>


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