By Jules Verne
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Adventure novel by means of Jules Verne, released in French in 3 volumes as L'Ile mysterieuse in 1874 and incorporated in his well known science-fiction sequence Voyages extraordinaires (1863-1910). The Mysterious Island follows the adventures of a bunch of castaways who use their survivalist savvy to construct a sensible neighborhood on an uncharted island. A hot-air balloon wearing 5 passengers and a puppy escapes from Richmond, Va., throughout the American Civil conflict. it really is blown off target and deposited close to an imprecise island. one of many castaways approximately dies after a skirmish with pirates; he's kept by way of the unexplained visual appeal of medication after the pirates are without warning routed. the gang later discovers that their mystery helper is the reclusive Captain Nemo (first brought in Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues below the Sea), who dies and is buried at sea in his submarine. The castaways are ultimately kept through a passing send.