The Mysterious Island: Illustrated by Jules Verne. - In Three Parts: I. Dropped from the Clouds, II. Abandoned, III. The Secret of the Island. Fully Illustrated with 154 Illustrations from the Original edition by Jules-Descartes Férat, engraving Charles Barbant, Published by Hetzel, in Paris, 1875.
The novel is a crossover 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.
The Mysterious Island" has by common consent been pronounced the most successful and the most absorbing of Jules Verne's works. In recognition of its wide popularity, the publishers herewith offer to the youth of the World in a single volume the complete work which originally appeared in three volumes. The work has been pronounced "A new Robinson Crusoe with all the modern improvements."
You will find amusement and instruction. One of three books that inspired Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
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About the Author
Widely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne (1828-1905) wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters. His most popular novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.
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
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A beautiful and inspiring story filled with adventure and mystery. Jules Verne transports you to a beautiful place where you Become part of the colonists and share their beautiful Adventure . I recommend that you read twenty thousand leagues before Reading the mysterious island but it's not necessary.
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