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Old 04-06-2007, 12:34 PM   #1
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Post Verne, Jules: The Mysterious Island. v2, 22 Feb 2008

A loose sequel to "20,000 Leagues Under the Seas", "The Mysterious Island" tells the story of 5 men who crash-land on an uninhabited Pacific island after their balloon is caught in a hurricane. Starting with almost no resources, the book tells how they build "civilisation" from nothing. But the island has a mysterious secret...

This is one of my favourite Verne novels, and much less well-known than it deserves to be. The TV Series "Lost" was originally inspired by this book.

EDIT: 22 Feb 2008

Recreated the book from an improved PG version and added a cover picture. Uploaded v2.

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