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The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

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Written by Jules VerneAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jules Verne
Translated by Jordan StumpAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jordan Stump
Introduction by Caleb CarrAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Caleb Carr

  • Format: Paperback, 768 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: April 27, 2004
  • Price: $6.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-8129-7212-2 (0-8129-7212-0)
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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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.