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The Mysterious Island

by Verne, Jules and Stump, Jordan
Publisher: Modern Library
Retail Price: $23.95
Issue: Winter 2002
ISBN: 0679642366

For the first time in thirty years the unabridged version of this classic novel is available in English. Jules Verne based this classic tale of survival on an island on the life of Alexander Selkirk. This story follows the adventures of five men and a dog who escape from Civil War in a hot air balloon, only to be stranded on an uncharted island. This edition also features 80 illustrations reprinted from the original 1875 work.

review of The Mysterious Island, by Verne, Jules, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2002).