|Dropped from the Clouds (1874) [Novel]|
by Jules Verne
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Series: Mysterious Island, the
Six men set off in an air balloon to escape the horrors of the Civil War. When an unexpected storm front blows them thousands of miles off course, the group finds themselves stranded on an Island in the Pacific ocean.
As the marooned men try to make a life for themselves, they contend with pirate attacks, erupting volcanoes, and the prospect of living out the rest of their lives on the island. The men's survival surely would be in question if it wern't for the help they receive from a mysterious, unknown source.
This series features some familliar characters - Ayrton (In Search of the Castaways
), and Captain Nemo (Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
). A must read for any Jules Verne fan!
Original title: L'es Naufrages de l'air
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Wild Frontiers And Exotic Lands
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Mysterious Island, the (1986) [Omnibus Volume]
Author: Jules Verne