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An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery is an 1897, two-volume novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It follows the adventures of the... More > narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. Neither Poe nor Verne had actually visited the remote Kerguelen Islands, in the south Indian Ocean, but their works are some of the few literary (as opposed to exploratory) references to the archipelago.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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A sequel to Edgar Allan Poe's The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym. I think it well that the public should be put in possession of the facts narrated in “An Antarctic Mystery.” The public is... More > free to believe them or not, at its good pleasure. No more appropriate scene for the wonderful and terrible adventures which I am about to relate could be imagined than the Desolation Islands, so called, in 1779, by Captain Cook. I lived there for several weeks, and I can affirm, on the evidence of my own eyes and my own experience, that the famous English explorer and navigator was happily inspired when he gave the islands that significant name.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery (French: ‘Le Sphinx des glaces, The Sphinx of the Ice Fields’), is an 1897 adventure novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel ‘The... More > Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket.’ It follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard the Halbrane.< Less
The Heart of the Antarctic By Sir Ernest Shackleton
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"MEN go out into the void spaces of the world for various reasons. Some are actuated simply by a love of adventure, some have the keen thirst for scientific knowledge, and others again are drawn... More > away from the trodden paths by the "lure of little voices," the mysterious fascination of the unknown. I think that in my own case it was a combination of these factors that determined me to try my fortune once again in the frozen south.... Indeed the stark polar lands grip the hearts of the men who have lived on them in a manner that can hardly be understood by the people who have never got outside the pale of civilisation. I was convinced, moreover, that an expedition on the lines I had in view could justify itself by the results of its scientific work. The Discovery expedition had brought back a great store of information, and had performed splendid service in several important branches of science. I believed that a second expedition could carry the work still further...." Sir Ernest Shackleton< Less
The Heart of the Antarctic By Sir Ernest Shackleton
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"MEN go out into the void spaces of the world for various reasons. Some are actuated simply by a love of adventure, some have the keen thirst for scientific knowledge, and others again are drawn... More > away from the trodden paths by the "lure of little voices," the mysterious fascination of the unknown. I think that in my own case it was a combination of these factors that determined me to try my fortune once again in the frozen south.... Indeed the stark polar lands grip the hearts of the men who have lived on them in a manner that can hardly be understood by the people who have never got outside the pale of civilisation. I was convinced, moreover, that an expedition on the lines I had in view could justify itself by the results of its scientific work. The Discovery expedition had brought back a great store of information, and had performed splendid service in several important branches of science. I believed that a second expedition could carry the work still further...." Sir Ernest Shackleton< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery (French: Le Sphinx des glaces, 'The Sphinx of the Ice Fields’), is an 1897 adventure novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel The Narrative of... More > Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. Poe’s telling of Arthur Pym’s narrative is shown to be true as events come together that bring out clues that help Captain Len Guy trace the fate of his brother’s ship the Jane; the very ship that Arthur Pym was on board at the time of his disappearance. Through the efforts of a Mr. Joerling, the crew of the Halbrane is enticed to make the trip to Antarctica to search for any survivors of the Jane...< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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Fans of classic adventure fiction will delight in Jules Verne's An Antarctic Mystery. The novel follows the journey of fictional explorer Pym, who also appeared in Edgar Allen Poe's The Narrative of... More > Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, through the eyes of an American explorer who is surveying the Kerguelen Islands.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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The story follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard the Halbrane. The narrator is a wealthy American, Jeorling, who has entertained himself with private... More > studies of the wildlife on the Kerguelen Islands and is now looking for a passage back to the USA. Halbrane is one of the first ships to arrive at Kerguelen, and its captain Len Guy somewhat reluctantly agrees to have Jeorling as a passenger as far as Tristan da Cunha. Underway, they meet a stray iceberg with a dead body on it, which turns out to be a sailor from a ship named Jane. A note found with him indicates that he and several others including Jane's captain William Guy had survived an assassination attempt and are still alive...< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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The story follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard the Halbrane. The narrator is a wealthy American, Jeorling, who has entertained himself with private... More > studies of the wildlife on the Kerguelen Islands and is now looking for a passage back to the USA. Halbrane is one of the first ships to arrive at Kerguelen, and its captain Len Guy somewhat reluctantly agrees to have Jeorling as a passenger as far as Tristan da Cunha. Underway, they meet a stray iceberg with a dead body on it, which turns out to be a sailor from a ship named Jane. A note found with him indicates that he and several others including Jane's captain William Guy had survived an assassination attempt and are still alive...< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery (French: Le Sphinx des glaces, The Sphinx of the Ice Fields), is an 1897, two-volume novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel “The Narrative... More > of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket” It follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. Edgar Allan Poe’s telling of Arthur Pym’s narrative is shown to be true as events come together that bring out clues that help Captain Len Guy trace the fate of his brother’s ship the Jane; the very ship that Arthur Pym was on board at the time of his disappearance. Through the efforts of Mr. Joerling, the crew of the Halbrane is enticed to make the trip to Antarctica to search for any survivors of the Jane.< Less

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