The Voyage of Captain Popanilla
by Benjamin Disraeli
Publisher: H. Colburn 1828
Number of pages: 262
There is an island in the Indian Ocean, so unfortunate as not yet to have been visited either by Discovery Ships or Missionary Societies. It is a place where all those things are constantly found which men most desire to see, and with the sight of which they are seldom favoured. It abounds in flowers, and fruit, and sunshine.
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