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Mysterious Island Book

  • Although The Mysterious Island is technically a sequel to Vernes' enormously popular Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, this novel offers a vastly different take on similar thematic motifs. As with all of Verne's best-known works, The Mysterious Island is a masterpiece of the action-adventure genre, with a heaping dash of science fiction...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2010
  • Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne?s masterpiece. ?Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump? ( Kirkus Reviews ), here is...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2004
  • The Mysterious Island is a novel by Jules Verne, published in 1874. The original edition, published by Hetzel, contains a number of illustrations by Jules Férat. The novel is a sequel to Verne''s famous Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though thematically it is vastly different from those books. ? Excerpted...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008
  • Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne?s masterpiece. ?Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump? ( Kirkus Reviews ), here is...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
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    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • In Jules Verne?s classic adventure tale, a hot air balloon is swept off course only to land on a faraway desert island In the midst of the American Civil War, five prisoners hijack a hot air balloon to make their escape. Caught in the winds of a violent storm, the balloon is blown far, far away from its point of departure in Richmond, Virginia....

    Publisher : Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
    published : 2015
  • The Mysterious Island tells the exciting story of five Americans stranded on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, Richmond, Virginia was the capital of the Confederate States of America. Five northern prisoners of war decide to escape Richmond in a rather unusual way - by hijacking a balloon. After flying in stormy...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2013
  • First new unabridged translation since 1876 of one of Verne's best-known novels.

    Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
    published : 2013
  • 'The Mysterious Island' tells the exciting story of five Americans stranded on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, Richmond, Virginia was the capital of the Confederate States of America. Five northern prisoners of war decide to escape Richmond in a rather unusual way - by hijacking a balloon. After flying in stormy...

    Publisher : Dancing Unicorn Books
    published : 2017
  • Birdie Cousins has thrown herself into the details of her daughter Chess's lavish wedding, from the floating dance floor in her Connecticut back yard to the color of the cocktail napkins. Like any mother of a bride-to-be, she is weathering the storms of excitement and chaos, tears and joy. But Birdie, a woman who prides herself on preparing for...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2010