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Author Verne, Jules, 1828-1905, author

Title The pearl of Lima : a story of true love / Jules Verne ; translated by Anne T Wilbur
Published [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1853
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Description 1 online resource (93 pages)
Contents Title; Contents; Chapter I -- The Plaza-Mayor; Chapter II -- Evening in the Streets of Lima; Chapter III -- The Jew Every Where a Jew; Chapter IV -- A Spanish Grandee; Chapter V -- The Hatred of the Indians; Chapter VI -- The Betrothal; Chapter VII -- All Interests at Stake; Chapter VIII -- Conquerors and Conquered; Chapter IX -- The Cataracts of the Madeira
Summary Though best remembered as an early innovator in science fiction who produced such masterworks as Journey to the Center of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne was a prolific storyteller who explored many genres over the course of his literary career. This classic romance, set in Spanish-controlled Peru, highlights Verne''s talent as a first-rate plot craftsman
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed August 26, 2014)
Subject Dowry -- Fiction.
Jews -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Lima (Peru) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Wood, Anne T. (Anne Toppan), 1817-1864, translator
ISBN 1776582381 (electronic bk)
9781776582389 (electronic bk)