Friday Fun Facts: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Jurassic Park

Well, I knew Conan Doyle wrote The Lost World, but never realized that Jurassic Park was based on that! Of course, I’ve never seen Jurassic Park!

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In addition to his Sherlock Holmes novels, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also wrote historical novels and science fiction. In 1912, he wrote The Lost World. This book inspired Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. Steven Spielberg named the film’s sequel “The Lost World” as an homage to Doyle.

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