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ON the 26th of July, 1864, a magnificent yacht was steaming along the North Channel at full speed, with a strong breeze blowing from the N. E. The Union Jack was flying at the mizzen-mast, and a blue standard bearing the initials E. G., embroidered...
In Search of the Castaways, or The Children of Captain Grant, (1867-1868) is the first book in a trilogy by Jules Verne. A group of rescuers circumnavigate the globe and encounter the horrible forces of nature.
After finding a bottle the captain had cast into the ocean after the Britannia is shipwrecked, Lord and Lady Glenarvan of Scotland contact Mary and Robert, the young daughter and son of Captain Grant, through an announcement in a newspaper. The...
THE three books gathered under the title 'In Search of the Castaways' occupied much of Verne's attention during the three years following 1865. The characters used in these books were afterwards reintroduced in 'The Mysterious Island,' which was in...