The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

Book - 2004
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Five Union prisoners of war escape from a Confederate prison camp in a hot-air balloon, only to crash land on an unknown island where they must learn to survive on their own.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004, ©2001
ISBN: 9780812972122
0812972120
Characteristics: xxxiii, 723 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm
Alternative Title: Ile mystérieuse. English

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I_sing_the_Body_Electric Jul 08, 2015

Jules Verne was definitely ahead of his time and this novel is purely science fiction at one of its bests. The plot develops even up until the end and keeps you on your toes! You might want to read "20 000 Leagues Under The Sea" first because this book does reference it.

1winky5 Jun 30, 2015

I loved it, it has everything except the girl the heroe falls for. A little sci- fi feel, but a surprise ending.

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