The Mysterious Island
The Mysterious Island
by Jules Verne

The book tells the adventures of five American prisoners of war on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. Begining in the American Civil War, as famine and death ravage the city of Richmond, Virginia, five northern POWs decide to escape in a rather unusual way – by hijacking a balloon! This is only the beginning of their adventures...


Language: English

Published in: 1874

Word count: 193,266 words (≈ about 13 hours)

Copyright: Public Domain