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Magellania - a book by Verne, Jules


Magellania( )
Author: Verne, Jules
Translator: Ivry, Benjamin
Introduction by: Dumas, Olivier
Series title:Bison Frontiers of Imagination Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Magellania—the region around the Strait of Magellan—is the home of Kaw-djer, a mysterious man of Western origin whom the indigenous people consider a demigod. A man whose motto is “Neither God nor master,” he has shunned Western civilization and its hypocrisies in order to live peacefully on an island claimed by no one. But when a storm strands a thousand immigrants on his island and they ask him to be the leader of their colony, Kaw-djer must decide...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.52 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
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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