From Library Journal
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.
-Arthur C. Clarke
“[Verne’s] masterpiece . . . In many ways this ‘scientific Robinsonade’ was the epitome of Verne’s life work.”
If I could have one book while being on a deserted island, this would be the one to have!
My advice to you is to go straight to Chapter 1 and skip all the preliminaries until you have finished the book.
The Mysterious Island is a great adventure novel that keeps the reader guessing up until the very end.
It was good but after such a long and detailed the story the "big reveal" at the end was a bit rushed and disappointing. Read morePublished 4 days ago by John Bruning
This book was amazing. Nothing negative is to be said. It's full of adventure and survival, and even references to previous booksPublished 27 days ago by Justin Green
Great copy of the book. Am very pleased with the book I purchased. Thank you.Published 6 months ago by SunSummoner2166
This was certainly an interesting book. It reminded me of 20,000 leagues under the sea. Very classic. Sometimes hard to understand but still readable.Published 6 months ago by A. Harrington
Five men are stranded on an island, where mysterious help is received to aid in their survival. It was an interesting story line, but I was just bored with all the minutiae of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by K. Spangler
Remarkable testament to human endurance and ingenuity for all the ages for all ages. Packed with an impressive Array of accurate science , engineering and geology.Published 10 months ago by J. T. Neville
The Mysterious Island is a great adventure novel that keeps the reader guessing up until the very end. Read morePublished 11 months ago by WadeVC
This review is about the quality of the print, not the story itself (which I highly recommend). My one and only issue with this book is that the map of the island on one of the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon customer
It was one of my favourites when I was a kid, both of my kids loved it too. A classic !Published 23 months ago by KD