Jules Verne (1828-1905) is internationally famous as the author of a distinctive series of adventure stories describing new travel technologies which opened up the world and provided means to escape from it. The collective enthusiasm of generations of readers of his 'extraordinary voyages' was a key factor in the rise of modern science fiction.
In The Mysterious Island a group of men escape imprisonment during the American Civil War aby stealing a balloon. Blown across the world, they are air-wrecked on a remote desert island. In a manner reminiscent of Robinson Crusoe, the men apply their scientific knowledge and technical skill to exploit the island's bountiful resources, eventually constructing a sophisticated society in miniature. The book is also an intriguing mystery story, for the island has a secret.
ISBN: 9781840226249 Kod paskowy: 9781840226249 Autorzy: Verne Jules Rok wydania: 2013 Kod wydawcy: 32279 Miejscowość: London (Londyn) ilość stron: 524 Oprawa: Miękka PKWiU: 58.11.1 Format: 12.0x19.0cm Głębokość (mm): 26 Waga: 0.34 Języki: angielski Grupa towarowa: Książka