FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON (AN AFRICAN ADVENTURE) [NOOK Book]

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FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON..........a great adventure of traveling across Africa in a balloon. 290 Pages in print! a really fun read!

This story is, in a measure, a satire on modern books of African travel. So far as the geography, the inhabitants, the animals, and the features of the countries the travellers pass over are described, it is entirely accurate. It gives, in some particulars, a survey of nearly the whole field of African discovery, ...
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FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON (AN AFRICAN ADVENTURE)

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Overview

FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON..........a great adventure of traveling across Africa in a balloon. 290 Pages in print! a really fun read!

This story is, in a measure, a satire on modern books of African travel. So far as the geography, the inhabitants, the animals, and the features of the countries the travellers pass over are described, it is entirely accurate. It gives, in some particulars, a survey of nearly the whole field of African discovery, and in this way will often serve to refresh the memory of the reader. The mode of locomotion is, of course, purely imaginary, and the incidents and adventures fictitious. The latter are abundantly amusing, and, in view of the wonderful "travelers' tales" with which we have been entertained by African explorers, they can scarcely be considered extravagant; while the ingenuity and invention of the author will be sure to excite the surprise and the admiration of the reader, who will find M. VERNE as much at home in voyaging through the air as in journeying "Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas."

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012135735
  • Publisher: TLC BOOKS
  • Publication date: 1/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 701 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2014

    Fantasti Fantastic

    Just call it a fantastic journey of reading!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2013

    Ok

    This copy is mostly readable but has numerous imperfections which become frustrating quickly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2013

    Andre valeron

    Whoop!$$$$$$$$$$$$$$love it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2012

    Mysterous island is much better

    Read mysterous islnd instead

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2012

    Kinda boring

    I do not prefer this book read the bible

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