An Antarctic Mystery [NOOK Book]

Overview

This fantastic tale was penned in 1897 by one of the classic authors of the adventure novel, Jules Verne. It was written as a response to Edgar Allen Poe's 1838 work 'The Narrative of Gordon Pym' and is set 11 years after the events in that story. The tale follows the narrator's journey from the Kerguelen Islands back to the USA after an expedition of private study into the wildlife of the islands. The journey, however, is fraught with mystery when they encounter a stray iceberg with a dead body on it. This is a ...
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An Antarctic Mystery

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Overview

This fantastic tale was penned in 1897 by one of the classic authors of the adventure novel, Jules Verne. It was written as a response to Edgar Allen Poe's 1838 work 'The Narrative of Gordon Pym' and is set 11 years after the events in that story. The tale follows the narrator's journey from the Kerguelen Islands back to the USA after an expedition of private study into the wildlife of the islands. The journey, however, is fraught with mystery when they encounter a stray iceberg with a dead body on it. This is a great piece of fiction by a master of the genre; a must read for all fans of Verne's work. This classic novel is being republished with a specially commissioned introductory biography of the author to help the reader place the tale in context of his other works.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781291450293
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 6/10/2013
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 550 KB

Meet the Author

Jules Verne

Jules Verne was a French writer and pioneer of the science fiction genre through novels like Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in Eighty Days, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, and The Mysterious Island. A visionary, Verne wrote about air, space, and underwater travel long before the ability to travel in these realms was invented, and his works remain amongst the most translated, most continually reprinted, and most widely read books of all time. Jules Verne died in 1905 having paved the way for future science fiction writers and enthusiasts.

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    1. Date of Birth:
      February 8, 1828
    2. Place of Birth:
      Nantes, France
    1. Date of Death:
      March 24, 1905
    2. Place of Death:
      Amiens, France
    1. Education:
      Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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    Classic sea adventure

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