This carefully crafted ebook: aThe Mysterious Island Trilogy - The Original UK Translationa is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne is subtitled Dropped from the Clouds, Abandoned and The Secret of the Island. It is a translation of LaAle mystAcrieuse first published in England by Sampson and Low and in the United States by Scribner and Henry L. Shepard using the same translation of W. H. G. Kingston. English translators often altered their translations to suit current political views of Church and Empire. The novel is about six Northerns prisoners that flee Richmond during the American Civil War. Their escape is done by balloon and brings them to an inhabited island lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The book tells the tale of how these men survive. Jules Gabriel Verne (1828 a 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction.Gideon Spilett had not left Herbert, who, it was only too certain, was now seized by an intermittent fever, and this fever must be cured atanycost before itshould assumea moreserious aspect. aAnd inorderto cureit, a said Spilett to CyrusHarding , anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Mysterious Island Trilogy - The Original UK Translation|
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