The Mysterious Island
Publish date: September 10th 2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Pages no: 562
Edition language: English
Series: Extraordinary Voyages (#12)
Five Union prisoners escape from the siege of Richmond in a balloon, are blown off course and crash on an uncharted island. They must learn to rebuild a society for themselves while awaiting rescue. Review: Dear readers, Even after living in the US for two decades, I cannot quite figure out whether ...
Good story! A quick read. Castaways on an island and their story of survival. Mix in Lost, My Side of the Mountain, and more, but done a hundred years before all these.
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...
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.