|02-22-2008, 06:57 AM||#1|
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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.
|07-24-2012, 07:23 PM||#2|
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Do you know what edition this is from or who translated it?
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