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A Winter Amid the Ice by Jules Verne
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A Winter Amid the Ice
by Jules Verne
Publisher: The World Publishing House 1877
Number of pages: 106
Another of Jules Verne's thrilling stories, this one was written in 1855. Jean Cornbutte decides to refit a ship and find his son Louis and members of the crew when the ship Jeune-Hardie doesn't return from sea. Accompanying Jean on this voyage is his son's fiancee, Marie, and the man who would be is son's rival for her affections, the ship's first officer, Andre Vasling. When the ship is found the only thing to do is survive the bitter cold and the rivalry.