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The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne

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The Mysterious Island
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: B000VG47AC

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Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne's masterpiece. Here is the enthralling tale of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive as they uncover the island's secret.

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