The Mysterious Island
A group of men escape imprisonment during the American Civil War by stealing a balloon. Blown across the world, they are air-wrecked on a remote desert island. In a manner reminiscent of Robinson Crusoe, the men apply their scientific knowledge and technical skill to exploit the island's bountiful resources.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Best for
Web, Tablet, Phone, eReader, Kindle
Pages
524
Language
English
Downloads
501
Origin
Gutenberg
Copyright
Public domain in the USA
Recommended For You

Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

5 · 124 Ratings · 2806 Downloads
In his adventures to several fantastic lands, Gulliver meets giants, little people, men who live on an island in the air, and other creatures....

Don Quixote

4 · 345 Ratings · 2715 Downloads
Don Quixote has travelled the land, taking part in many adventures along the way. Most of these adventures have ended in disaster, and now Don Quixote is back where he belongs - at...

Leviathan

5 · 1075 Ratings · 2695 Downloads
Leviathan - Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil—commonly referred to as Leviathan—is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1...

Lady Susan

3.5 · 512 Ratings · 2680 Downloads
MY DEAR BROTHER,—I can no longer refuse myself the pleasure of profiting by your kind invitation when we last parted of spending some weeks with you at Churchhill, and, therefore...

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 1

5 · 108 Ratings · 2541 Downloads
Edgar Allan Poe, an appreciation Life of Poe, by James Russell Lowell Death of Poe, by N. P. Willis The unparalleled adventures of one Hans Pfaal The gold-bug Four beasts in one Th...

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

4 · 117 Ratings · 2493 Downloads
The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by Agatha Christie. Styles was Christie's first published novel. It introduced Hercule Poirot, Inspector (later, Chief Inspecto...

The Divine Comedy by Dante, Illustrated

5 · 1315 Ratings · 2441 Downloads
Illustrated Classics The Divine Comedy The Vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: Hell Dante Alighieri Translated by The Rev. H. F. Cary, M.A. Illustrated by Gustave Dore BRAND N...

Essays of Michel de Montaigne — Complete

5 · 250 Ratings · 2421 Downloads
Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. In 1572, Montaigne retired...

Beyond Good and Evil

5 · 1306 Ratings · 2420 Downloads
Beyond Good and Evil (German: Jenseits von Gut und Böse), subtitled "Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future" (Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft), is a book by the German philo...

The Practice and Science of Drawing

4 · 750 Ratings · 2403 Downloads
Classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by brilliant teacher with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials, and much more. 84 plate...

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

3.5 · 1266 Ratings · 2361 Downloads
Dorothy lives a peaceful though dull life on the Kansas prairie with Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. When Dorothy and her dog Toto are carried off by a tornado to the land of Oz, magical ...

Anna Karenina

4.5 · 759 Ratings · 2331 Downloads
Presents the nineteenth-century Russian novelist's classic in which a young woman is destroyed when she attempts to live outside the moral law of her society...

The Iliad

5 · 1779 Ratings · 2227 Downloads
Excerpt from The Iliad of Homer: Literally Translated, With Explanatory Notes Apollo, enraged at the insult offered to his priest, Chryses, sends a pestilence upon the Greeks. A co...

Anne of Green Gables

5 · 980 Ratings · 2206 Downloads
Since its publication in 1908, Anne of Green Gables has been a continuous international best-seller, enjoying successful television adaptations on PBS and The Disney Channel, and c...

The King James Version of the Bible

by
5 · 871 Ratings · 2178 Downloads