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The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
The Mysterious Island
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Format: kindle
Series: Extraordinary Voyages (#12)
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mashahsam rated it
5.0 The Mysterious Island
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4.0 L'île mystérieuse (French Edition)
Along with Michel Strogoff this is another novel of Jules Verne that I read and reread without being bored and every time I find new things to be amazed about. The amazing and extraordinary adventures of this mix and match crew of people who escape in a hot air balloon a fortified city during the Am...
markk rated it
This was a very entertaining adventure novel, even if Verne's castaways were implausibly gifted with just the right skills and knowledge necessary to survive.
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
While this is a book written by the man who has earned himself the title of 'the Father of Science-fiction' many of his stories are more like adventure stories than pure science-fiction. I have written elsewhere about how it is actually difficult to describe a book as being science-fiction simply be...
thomcat rated it
5.0 The Mysterious Island (Early Classics of Science Fiction Series)
I am very glad I dug up an unabridged translation for this masterwork of science fiction. I'm sure I read a 120 page cut-down version as a kid, and there is no comparison. Next step - find the unabridged 20,000 Leagues or Journey to the Center of the Earth. Jules Verne is a an artiste, as the French...
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