Logo

Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne

Large book cover: Five Weeks in a Balloon

Five Weeks in a Balloon
by

Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: B001TOCBAI

Description:
Verne skillfully mixes a plot full of adventure and twists that hold the reader's interest with passages of technical, geographic, and historic description. The book gives readers a glimpse of the exploration of Africa, which was still not completely known to Europeans of the time, with explorers traveling all over the continent in search of its secrets.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Round the MoonRound the Moon
by - eBooks@Adelaide
In this sequel to From the Earth to the Moon, Barbicane, Ardan, and Nicholl have decided to take a trip around the moon. But first they have to get to the moon from Earth. Will their trip succeed as they attempt to dodge asteroids?
(6062 views)
Book cover: From the Earth to the MoonFrom the Earth to the Moon
by - eBooks@Adelaide
Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts (first published in 1865), Jules Verne's prophetic novel of man's race to the stars is a classic adventure tale enlivened by broad satire and scientific acumen.
(12502 views)
Book cover: The Underground CityThe Underground City
by - Project Gutenberg
Receiving a letter from an old colleague, mining engineer James Starr sets off for the old Aberfoyle mine. From the outset, mysterious happenings start to occur around the main characters, attributed initially to goblins and firemaidens.
(9620 views)
Book cover: In Search of the CastawaysIn Search of the Castaways
by - eBooks@Adelaide
The contents of a shark's stomach contain a bottle that holds notes that give clues to the location of Captain Grant, whose ship was lost at sea. Lord Glenarvan makes it his quest to find Grant together with his wife and Grant's two children.
(8871 views)