The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne

The Mysterious Island

byJules Verne

Kobo ebook | March 4, 2013

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The Mysterious Island presents the same characters as those from In Search of the Castaways and is also the sequel to Twenty
Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. 
Taking place during the American Civil War, the story starts when five northern prisoners of war decide to escape to the South Pacific by hijacking a balloon. Cyrus Smith, a railroad engineer in the Union, Neb, Cyrus’s servant, Bonadventure Pencroff, a sailor, Harbert Brown, Pencroff’s dependent, and Gedéon Spilett, a journalist, join forces by traveling to an uncharted island in the South Pacific.
After crash-landing on a volcanic island, the group is able to locate its latitude and longitude, start a fire, find nourishment, build a house, and construct a ship. They name the island Lincoln Island after the American president.
The plot becomes knotted when the group finds a message in a bottle that leads them to Ayrton, a character from In Search of the Castaways. After bringing him back to Lincoln Island, Ayrton’s former crew of pirates reaches the island and fights with them. The group receives unexpected help who reveals himself to be the key to the story and the source of other mysterious events such as Cyrus Smith’s survival from the fall from the balloon and the inexplicable appearance of the tool box.

Title:The Mysterious IslandFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 4, 2013Publisher:AP Publishing HouseLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fun Cyrus Harding is a Renaissance man who has knowledge of seemingly everything. He rebuilds civilization on an island with good old-fashioned optimism and ingenuity. Great fun for engineers or people who've thought about how they would rebuild civilization on a desert island.
Date published: 2014-11-13