In Search of the Castaways
by Jules Verne
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2009
The contents of a shark's stomach contain a bottle that holds partially deteriorated notes that give clues to the location of Captain Grant, whose ship was lost at sea. Lord Glenarvan makes it his quest to find Grant; together with his wife, Grant's two children, and the crew of his yacht the Duncan, they set off for South America.
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