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The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne 35 44.30%
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 1 1.27%
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe 4 5.06%
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas 5 6.33%
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 5 6.33%
Kim by Rudyard Kipling 10 12.66%
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley 8 10.13%
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 1 1.27%
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 3 3.80%
Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley 5 6.33%
The Odyssey by Homer 2 2.53%
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Old 05-08-2010, 10:03 AM   #106
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This is my first Jules Verne novel, and I actually just finished it earlier today. I must add my initial opinion; I did find Part 1 rather slow in the scheme of things, but I kept at it and all through Part 2 and Part 3 the story was damn enjoyable.
That's good to hear, as I thought Part 1 was a bit boring and Part 2 is not that much of an improvement so far.
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Is anyone disappointed by the lack of giant crabs and chickens?

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Is anyone disappointed by the lack of giant crabs and chickens?
Spoiler tags please! If people know there are no giant crabs and chickens, they might not finish the book!

Good thing there's a car chase scene at the end ...
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Well, the movie version had giant chickens but for some odd reason left out the car chases.
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No spoilers in this thread! Now you've ruined it for me!
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