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The Kip brothers

Author: Jules Verne; Stanford Luce; Arthur B Evans; Jean-Michel Margot
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2007.
Series: The Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Castaways on a barren island in the South Seas, Karl and Pieter Kip are rescued by the brig James Cook. After helping to quell an onboard mutiny, however, they suddenly find themselves accused and convicted of the captain's murder. In this story, one of his last Voyages Extraordinaires, Verne interweaves an exciting exploration of the South Pacific with a tale of judicial error reminiscent of the infamous Dreyfus  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Science fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Verne; Stanford Luce; Arthur B Evans; Jean-Michel Margot
ISBN: 9780819567048 0819567043 9780819568380 0819568384
OCLC Number: 71790269
Description: xxix, 475 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Kip brothers / Jules Verne --
I: Tavern of the Three magpies --
The Brig James Cook --
Vin mod at work --
At Wellington --
A few days at sea --
In sight of Norfolk Island --
The two brothers --
The Coral Sea --
Crossing the Louisiade --
Heading north --
Port Praslin --
Three weeks in the Archipelago --
The murder --
Incidents --
II: Hobart Town --
Future projects --
Last maneuver --
Before Maritime Court --
The follow-up --
The verdict --
Awaiting execution --
Port Arthur --
Together --
The Fenians --
The note --
Saint James Point --
Escape --
Mr. Hawkins follows up --
The new fact --
Conclusion.
Series Title: The Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Other Titles: Frères Kip.
Responsibility: Jules Verne ; translated by Stanford L. Luce ; edited by Arthur B. Evans ; introduction and notes by Jean-Michel Margot.

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Publishers Weekly" Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts" "With the publication of The Kip Brothers and The Mysterious Island, it is no longer possible to dismiss Verne as a 'children's author'.... Read more...

 
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