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												The Mysterious Island (Wordsworth Classics) by Jules Verne
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			 - 2010
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The Mysterious Island (Wordsworth Classics)

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The Mysterious Island (Wordsworth Classics)

by Jules Verne

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New. 47-F-01 Wordsworth Press, Paperback, 2010, May have light shelf wear. Book Condition: New,<br /> With an Introduction by Alex Dolby Jules Verne (1828-1905) is internationally famous as the author of a distinctive series of adventure stories describing new travel technologies which opened up the world and provided means to escape from it. The collective enthusiasm of generations of readers of his extraordinary voyages was a key factor in the rise of modern science fiction. In The Mysterious Island a group of men escape imprisonment during the American Civil War by stealing a balloon. Blown across the world, they are air-wrecked on a remote desert island. In a manner reminiscent of Robinson Crusoe, the men apply their scientific knowledge and technical skill to exploit the island s bountiful resources, eventually constructing a sophisticated society in miniature. The book is also an intriguing mystery story, for the island has a secret... . 2010. TRADE PAPERBACK.

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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.

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Fleur Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
9781840226249-01
Title
The Mysterious Island (Wordsworth Classics)
Author
Jules Verne
Format/binding
TRADE PAPERBACK
Book condition
new New
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10
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1840226242
ISBN 13
9781840226249
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
2010
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