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Five Weeks in a Balloon

Published by Start Classics
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

It is the first Verne novel in which he perfected the "ingredients" of his later work, skillfully mixing 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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  • Publisher: Start Classics (November 8, 2013)
  • Length: 269 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781627936323

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