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The mysterious island

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 2013.
Series: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First new unabridged translation since 1876 of one of Verne's best-known novels.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Verne, Jules.
Mysterious Island.
Middletown : Wesleyan University Press, 2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Verne
ISBN: 9780819574565 0819574562
OCLC Number: 879026027
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; contents; Introduction; Note on Previous Translations; Inception of the Novel; A. The Manuscripts of ''Uncle Robinson''; B. The Manuscripts of The Mysterious Island; C. Publication of The Mysterious Island; Prefaces to The Mysterious Island, Two Years Vacation, and Second Homeland; A.A FewWords to the Readers of The Mysterious Island; B. Preface to Two Years Vacation; C. Preface-Why IWrote Second Homeland; Abbreviations; THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND; Notes; A Chronology of Jules Verne; Select Bibliography; A. PrincipalWorks of Verne Cited. B. Studies of The Mysterious IslandC. Books on Verne; D. The Principal Sources of The Mysterious Island; Appendix A: The Origins of The Mysterious Island; Appendix B: Verne's OtherWriting on the Desert-Island Theme.
Series Title: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Responsibility: Jules Verne.

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