Five Weeks in a Balloon
by Jules Verne
Publisher: W. L. Allison 1906
Number of pages: 274
Verne skillfully mixes a plot full of adventure and twists that hold the reader's interest with passages of technical, geographic, and historic description. The book gives readers a glimpse of the exploration of Africa, which was still not completely known to Europeans of the time, with explorers traveling all over the continent in search of its secrets.
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by Jules Verne - Project Gutenberg
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