The Survivors Of The Chancellor

By: Jules Verne
Published By: Double9 Books
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Jules Verne's 1875 book The Survivors of the Chancellor: Diary of J. R. Kazallon, Passenger describes the fatal journey of the British sailing ship Chancellor from the viewpoint of one of its passengers.
THE SURVIVERS OF THE CHANCELLOR, written by Jules Verne, was published in 1875. His only tale that is entirely focused on a shipwreck is this one. He has gathered in it every tragedy, enigma, and hardship the sea is capable of. The story is referred to as the "imperishable epic of shipwrecks."
According to legend, a picture of a French frigate at sea called "the Wreck of the Medusa" served as the inspiration for Jules Verne's book The Medusa. After being tortured for days, several of the survivors managed to escape on a raft and were found by a passing ship. In 1857, the Sarah Sands, transporting British troops to India, caught fire off the coast of Africa. The burning and sinking ship finally reached a harbour after 10 days of valiant effort.

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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: 185 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357279679
  • ISBN-13: 9789357279673
  • Item Weight: 222g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.5 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Sea Stories , Fiction / Action & Adventure