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Author Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.

Title The Kip brothers / Jules Verne ; translated by Stanford L. Luce ; edited by Arthur B. Evans ; introduction and notes by Jean-Michel Margot
Published Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 475 pages) : illustrations
Series The Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series
Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Contents The Kip brothers / Jules Verne -- I: Tavern of the Three magpies -- The Brig James Cook -- Vin mod at work -- At Wellington -- A few days at sea -- In sight of Norfolk Island -- The two brothers -- The Coral Sea -- Crossing the Louisiade -- Heading north -- Port Praslin -- Three weeks in the Archipelago -- The murder -- Incidents -- II: Hobart Town -- Future projects -- Last maneuver -- Before Maritime Court -- The follow-up -- The verdict -- Awaiting execution -- Port Arthur -- Together -- The Fenians -- The note -- Saint James Point -- Escape -- Mr. Hawkins follows up -- The new fact -- Conclusion
Summary Castaways on a barren island in the South Seas, Karl and Pieter Kip are rescued by the brig James Cook. After helping to quell an onboard mutiny, however, they suddenly find themselves accused and convicted of the captain's murder. In this story, one of his last Voyages Extraordinaires, Verne interweaves an exciting exploration of the South Pacific with a tale of judicial error reminiscent of the infamous Dreyfus Affair
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-466)
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Brothers -- Fiction.
French fiction -- Translations into English
Genre/Form Fiction.
Translations.
Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, Arthur B.
Luce, Stanford, 1923-2007.
Margot, Jean-Michel.
ISBN 0819567043
0819568384
0819574589 (electronic bk.)
9780819567048
9780819568380
9780819574589 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Frères Kip. English