The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

Unknown - 2004 | Modern Library mass market edition.
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Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne's masterpiece. "Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump" ( Kirkus Reviews ), here is the enthralling tale of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive as they uncover the island's secret.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004.
Edition: Modern Library mass market edition.
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780812972122
Branch Call Number: Verne
Characteristics: xxxiii, 723 pages : illustrations, map.


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