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Jules Verne

The Mysterious Island

Translated by Sidney Kravitz

Edited by Arthur B Evans

Introduction, Critical Material and Notes by William Butcher

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Wesleyan University Press/

New, unabridged translation of a classic Verne novel. Features helpful notes, appendices, and an introduction by Verne scholar William Butcher, as well as reproductions of the illustrations from the original edition.

Reviews:

'excellent introduction ... The textual apparatus ... is truly outstanding' Science Fiction Studies

'informative introduction and annotation' Globe and Mail

'useful for scholarly collections [and] recommended for all libraries' Library Journal

'This current edition, [with] reader-friendly scholarly apparatus, remedies the deficits of all previous versions'  Science Fiction Weekly

'Un régal' Volker Dehs

'Brilliant', Polish Jules Verne Society

'Butcher’s introduction [is] endlessly stimulating ... Fascinating' Rick Walter