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An Antartic Mystery

By: Jules Verne
Published By: Double9 Books
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An Antarctic Mystery is a exciting sea adventure written by Jules Verne in 1897. Verne's this book is regarded as a sequel of Edgar Allan Poe's novel 'The Narrator of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket'. He tries to reveal the mystery of Pym's fate. The novel is written in two volumes. In this novel author describes his adventurous journey from the Kerguelen island aboard Halbrane. The story is set in 1839, a wealthy American Jeorling, boarder on a ship Halbrane from Kerguelen island to return United States, Len Guy is ship's Captain. On their voyage, they see an iceberg with a dead body and identified it as a Jane sailor. By a note they get information that Jane's Captain William Guy and several others are still living. Ship's Captain Len Guy who is the brother of Captain William Guy decides to rescue the missing Jane's crew. They move ahead on adventurous voyage, facing troubles of storm they meet the Jane's crew William Guy tells the thrilling story. When the reach foot of the Sphinx, they find Pym dead. After that they reach open ocean safely.

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Jules Verne

Jules Verne was a world fame French author, considered as 'Father of Science Fiction'. He was born on 8 February 1828 in Nantes, France. His parents were Pierre Verne and Sophie Allotted de La Fuye. For studies he went to boarding school there he started writing short stories and poetry. His father was an attorney, so he sent Jules Paris, to study law but literature attracted him. He had passion for theatre and writing. He began his career as playwright. But after his marriage, for several years he worked as stock market broker. In 1862 Jules met publisher Pierre Jules Hetzel, it boomed his writing career. In 1963 Verne's novel Five Weeks in a Balloon, the series of a adventurous novel published and after that he never looked back. Jules had a rich account of literary work, with adventurous scientific novel, he had also written numerous plays, short stories, autobiographical account, poetry and artistic literary work. Although he died in 1905 his remarkable works published continually, even after his death. He is the second significant writer whose works has been translated continually. His most popular writing works are - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Earth to the Moon etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 234 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356562393
  • ISBN-13: 9789356562394
  • Item Weight: 280.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure, Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical