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Early Burt edition of this adventure of a whale hunt in the south Pacific ending in tragedy and the ship being diverted so the young Captain Sand is forced to fight against slavers in Angola Africa. Nolnel rated it liked it Jun 28, The geographers are a bit of comic relief since they do nothing but argue. The book runs pages, and those who don’t like all the detail with which Verne fills the chapters will probably not care for it much.

Found enough reference points in common to follow the story.

The Mighty Orinoco

At times, the reader has to forgive what appear to be racist comments in the text. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Light finger marking tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. The Mighty Orinoco also includes a unique twist that will appeal to feminists — readers will need to discover it for themselves. Definitivamente, Verne se desenvuelve muy bien con las historias de viajes y aventuras, con giros vrrne muy a su estilo.

Ver mi perfil completo. Where that soberbiio leaves off, Verne is forced to invent, but for the vast majority of the story, Verne’s descriptions of the river, rapids, flora, fauna, and human communities were all extremely accurate.

Sampson Low’s authorized London edition was published the following month December at the end of which month Charles Scribner’s Sons also published this authorized and fully-illustrated edition dated Covers have some bumping to the tail and headcap and rubbing to all edges. Antonio rated it liked it Mar 08, Thanks for telling us about the problem. The value of this Stoc,k appears poised for growth!


Maiti rated it really liked it Dec 14, Still it is a novel of the 19th century. Written in and part of the author’s famous series Voyages Extraordinaires, The Mighty Orinoco tells the story of a young man’s search for his father along the then-uncharted Orinoco River of Venezuela.

A relatively attractive copy despite the wear.

Professional bookseller’s independent website. Apr 25, Alex Rojas rated it really liked it. To make it worse, the secrets and surprises were pretty obvious, and there just wasn’t much excitement. I enjoyed this novel more than most. Histoire simple, pour ado je dirais, mais qui nous fait bien voyager au Venezuela, au temps de Jules Vernes. Front and back endpapers have split along the hinge some small nicks to the textblock otherwise a very good copy.

One of the interesting themes which Verne touches on soberio this book is race and racism. As with the other books in the Early Classics of Science Fiction, there is some supporting material as well. It also has the unique ability to regrow itself from the stump, minimizing the land and time to replant and develop new root systems. Vero rated it it was amazing Jan 13, An uncle and nephew travel up the Orinoco to locate the long lost father of the boy.

While Verne is most known for science fiction, this oginoco is a more “mundane” regular adventure story, along the lines perhaps of Around the World in 80 Days. Trivia About The Mighty Orinoc We may own, take position and sell any securities mentioned at any time.

First fully illustrated U. Readers of this publication are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward, ooking vetne, which are based on certain assumptions and expectations involving various risks and uncertainties that could cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward- looking statements. Jules Verne sobeerbio the first author to popularize the literary genre of science fiction.


Sampson Low’s authorized London edition was published the following month in December at the end of which month Charles Scribner’s Sons also published their edition dated Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published as a part of the Voyages Extraordinaires.

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Green cloth covers with black and gilt decorations and titles yellow endpapers. Verne wasn’t a racist but he was as man of his time and if you are bothered by non-PC speech, don’t bother with this.

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Sunning and lean to spine. Tried to follow the expedition on Google maps. Toutefois ces abattages constituent pas une raison valable de conseiller au jeune lecteur de ne pas lire ce roman. Cata John rated it really liked it Mar 30, Verne does have some twists in the story, but unlike today’s writers, he provides so many clues as to what these twists are, that the reader is well ahead of the characters.

Books by Jules Verne. DimKar rated it it was ok Oct 18,