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The Adventures of Captain Hatteras

The Adventures of Captain Hatteras( )
Author: Verne, Jules
Translator: Butcher, William
Series title:Oxford World's Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $21.95
Book Description:

First Mate Shandon receives a mysterious letter asking him to construct a reinforced steamship in Liverpool. As he heads out for Melville Bay and the Arctic labyrinth, a crewman finally reveals himself as John Hatteras, and his obsession, the Pole. Will he succeed in reaching his goal? How will he survive the vicissitudes that assail him, and what will he find along the way?

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.6 x 1.96 cm
Book Weight:0.308 Kilograms
Author Biography
Verne, Jules (Author)
Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. He is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Several of his works have been adapted into movies and TV mini-series. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.


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