The Vanished Diamond (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of South Africa

The Vanished Diamond (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of South Africa

by Jules Verne
     
 
Brilliant Victor Cyprien loves a South African mining heiress, but needs money. A failure at diamond mining, he instead creates a spectacular artificial gem of his own. The sudden disappearance of this “Star of the South” leads Victor and his romantic rivals on a wild chase across the veldt—but are they on the right track?


Overview

Brilliant Victor Cyprien loves a South African mining heiress, but needs money. A failure at diamond mining, he instead creates a spectacular artificial gem of his own. The sudden disappearance of this “Star of the South” leads Victor and his romantic rivals on a wild chase across the veldt—but are they on the right track?


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411459694
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
1,076,117
File size:
268 KB

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Meet the Author

Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French author and a founder of modern science fiction. Creating prophetic voyages into air, sea, and space, his popular works include Five Weeks in a Balloon, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, From the Earth to the Moon, A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, and The Mysterious Island.


Brief Biography

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

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