The Mysterious Island
"The Mysterious Island" is a novel by Jules Verne, published in 1874.
The plot focuses on the adventures of five Americans on an uncharted island in the South Pacific.
Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction.
Frederic Amadeus Malleson
An isolated rock, thirty feet in length, twenty in breadth, scarcely ten from the water’s edge, such was the only solid point which the waves of the Pacific had not engulfed.
It was all that remained of the structure of Granite House! The wall had fallen headlong and been then shattered to fragments, and a few of the rocks of the ……