The Master Of The World
by Jules Verne
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2003
A series of unexplained happenings occur across the eastern United States, caused by objects moving with such great speed that they are nearly invisible. The first-person narrator John Strock, head inspector in the federal police department in Washington, DC, travels to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to investigate.
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