Professor Challenger: The Kew Growths And Other Stories

by William Meikle
Release date: January 2014
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, fantasy, horror, short stories

Dark Renaissance Books is very proud to announce the second book in its Victorian imprint: Professor Challenger: The kew Growths and Other stories by William Meikle. The deluxe lettered edition will be bound in a beautiful burgandy bonded leather, and the front cover will be stamped in gold with a beautiful Victorian border with a medallion in the center. The end sheets for both the deluxe and signed and numbered editions sport full color art by M. Wayne Miller, and both editions are lavishly illustrated by M. Wayne Miller as well, and include a full color frontis piece, and every story has an illustration. The deluxe is signed by the author William Meikle and the artist M. Wayne Miller. The deluxe edition contains the novella “The Island of Terror, and two extra stories not found in the signed and numbered edition. The deluxe edition also includes a beautiful slip case to protect your leather bound edition. The signed and numbered edition will be bound in a handsome maroon imitation leather and has a different, but beautiful Victorian border and medallion stamped on its front cover, and the edition is signed by the author William Meikle. Both editions are designed with a Victorian flair in mind. I also think the fiction in this collection is excellent and representative of the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dark Renaissance Books is very proud to offer this second Victorian edition to collectors. Order your copy now because supplies are limited!

Professor Challenger has mostly played second fiddle to Holmes in the Conan Doyle canon, but in THE KEW GROWTHS AND OTHER STORIES the larger-than life adventurer takes center stage. In these tales you’ll find him investigating lost worlds, delving into deep and dangerous places, and facing creatures long thought lost in legend.

Follow Challenger as, with the help of his long-time companion, journalist Edward Malone, and some aid from Carnacki and John Logie Baird, he saves London from menace, tracks down ape-men, and visits a high plateau in Montana where time has stood still.

(updated 2017-01-22)

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