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The Begum's millions

Author: Jules Verne; Stanford Luce; Arthur B Evans; Peter Schulman
Publisher: Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, ©2005.
Series: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When two European scientists unexpectedly inherit an Indian rajah's fortune, each builds an experimental city of his dreams in the wilds of the American Northwest. France-Ville is a harmonious urban community devoted to health and hygiene, the specialty of its French founder, Dr. Francois Sarrasin. Stahlstadt, or City of Steel, is a fortress-like factory town devoted to the manufacture of high-tech weapons of war.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction, French
Named Person: Jules Verne
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Verne; Stanford Luce; Arthur B Evans; Peter Schulman
ISBN: 0819567965 9780819567963
OCLC Number: 60311976
Description: xxxix, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Begum's millions / Jules Verne --
Mr. Sharp makes his entrance --
Two friends --
A news item --
Divided in two --
The city of steel --
The Albrecht mine --
The central block --
The dragon's lair --
Absent without leave --
An article from Unsere Centurie, a German journal --
Dinner at Dr. Sarrasin's --
The council --
Letter from Marcel Bruckmann to Professor Schultze, Stahlstadt --
Preparing from combat --
The San Francisco stock exchange --
Two Frenchman against a city --
Explanations at gunpoint --
The kernel of the mystery --
A family affair.
Series Title: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Other Titles: Cinq cents millions de la Bégum.
Responsibility: Jules Verne ; translated by Stanford L. Luce ; edited by Arthur B. Evans ; introduction & notes by Peter Schulman.

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Verne's first cautionary tale about the dangers of science -- first modern and corrected English translation.  Read more...

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