By Jules Verne, Michel Honaker

Adapté par Michel Honaker

Des navires font naufrage sous les coups d'une créature mystérieuse. l. a. Marine américaine expédie une frégate avec le célèbre professeur Aronnax pour débarrasser les océans de ce monstre. Mais alors que los angeles fameuse rencontre a lieu, le professeur est loin de se douter qu'un fabuleux voyage sous-marin l'attend. Une edition de l'épopée du Nautilus et du capitaine Nemo.

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By Laura Restrepo

In 1908, less than orders to protect a tiny, remoted Pacific atoll from an incredible French invasion, Mexican captain Ramón Arnaud, his younger bride, Alicia, and 11 infantrymen and their households set sail for the so-called Isle of ardour. during this dire, forbidding position, a achievable neighborhood is created lower than Ramón's tips and encouraged by means of Alicia's commitment. yet they're quickly forgotten through a motherland distracted by way of political upheaval and the 1st rumblings of global struggle I. Left to the mercies of nature and one another—falling sufferer one after the other to illness, starvation, lust, depression, and, finally, violence—the castaways who stay needs to locate power within the braveness and steadfast resourcefulness of Alicia Arnaud, upon whom their collective survival now depends.

Based on real occasions, Laura Restrepo's Isle of Passion is a brilliantly rendered and dramatic story of savage human nature—and one woman's selection to overcome a harrowing fate.

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By Beverly Barton

In A city filled with Secrets

To most folk, males like Mark Cantrell are nice, upstanding pillars of the group, thoroughly past reproach. yet their killer understands larger. they're sinners of the worst variety, and so they needs to burn in the world sooner than they burn in hell. . .

Trusting the incorrect Person

Eighteen months after her husband's unsolved homicide, Cathy Cantrell has lower back to her Alabama domestic, wanting to construct a brand new existence for herself and her son. yet items of her prior are everywhere--including Jackson Perdue, the town's deputy sheriff. The spate of modern deaths--each sufferer burned within the comparable frightening manner--leave Jack and Cathy in doubtless serial killer is at paintings, one whose rage grows extra vicious on a daily basis. . .

Can Be deadly. . .

Now as a twisted killer strikes in for a last, brutal act of vengeance, buried crimes are coming to mild once again. And this time, justice could be fast, cruel, and as silent because the grave. . .

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By W.E. Johns

Reissued with a gorgeous new conceal, this can be the suitable creation to this bestselling sequence for brand new readers.
   
'Well if you'd like hassle you could have it!' grated Biggles via set tooth. 'See the way you like this!'

In the later levels of the 1st global struggle Biggles and his fellow fliers need to use all their wit and talent to stick sooner than the German opponents so decided to carry them down.

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Solid. Hardcover, Grosset and Dunlap publishing, copyright, 1910. publication has no airborne dirt and dust jacket as released, forums are tan, purple with brown lettering and black pictorial with minor shelf and side put on, rubbing and minor bumping to move and heel of backbone and mild yellowing/tanning of pages from age. Pages have dirty fore edges and the ebook is dirty with age, pages have began to break free backbone of canopy and feature been formerly glued and repaired. earlier proprietors identify is inscribed on FF EP. In sturdy, frivolously learn situation, now not rate clipped, no longer library or booklet membership variation, now not the rest marked. no longer signed or autographed. vendor is a lifelong e-book collector and every variation comes at once from his 35,000+ quantity assortment! vendor has accumulated all however the final 2 versions of this sequence, yet availability will depend on past sale. All orders are shipped each company day utilizing USPS Media Mail for all U S. orders. Orders shipped from Grover seashore, California. 93433. thanks. DGS 1540 I

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By Francis Chichester

From time immemorial, few narrative genres have had the ability to so stir the feelings or captivate the mind's eye because the actual account of a lone adventurer's overcome the sizeable forces of nature. one of the handful of such stories to emerge within the 20th century, essentially the most enduring without doubt needs to be Sir Francis Chichester's account of his solitary, nine-month trip all over the world in his 53-foot ketch Gipsy Moth IV. the tale of ways the sixty-five-year-old navigator singlehandedly circumnavigated the globe, the full means scuffling with adversarial seas in addition to his boat's a number of layout flaws, is a story of superhuman tenacity and patience to be learn and reread via sailors and armchair adventurers alike.

First released in 1967, simply months after the of entirety of Chichester's ancient trip, Gipsy Moth Circles the World was once an speedy foreign best-seller. It encouraged the 1st solo around-the-world race and continues to be a undying testomony to the spirit of adventure.

Francis Chichester's 1967 singlehanded circumnavigation set a blazing checklist for pace. He accomplished the voyage with only one cease and 226 days at sea. It was once an grand functionality; that he was once sixty-five years previous made it the extra so. Chichester then sat all the way down to write one of many nice narratives of recent voyaging.

"A notable feat, a relocating tale of conquest by way of the unquenchable human spirit, a decided previous man's gesture of defiance on the sleek international. Such used to be the voyage; his e-book is a great account of it with not anything left out."--Alan Villiers, Saturday Review

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By Douglas Hunter

From acclaimed writer Douglas Hunter, a searing historic paintings approximately demise, deceit and dishonour, and the competition among Samuel de Champlain and Henry Hudson–two of the best explorers of the 17th century.

Samuel de Champlain of France and Englishman Henry Hudson have been rival explorers in a race to explain and take advantage of the northern half North the USA and, now not least, to discover a ecocnomic passage to the Orient. The English have been looking for a manner in the course of the Arctic because the 1570s. For Hudson, the dream of discovery proved deadly. A mutiny in the summertime of 1611 observed Hudson, his teenage son John, and 7 different staff participants forged adrift in James Bay in an open boat. They have been by no means heard from again.

In may possibly 1613, Samuel de Champlain left the positioning of present-day Montreal on a trip up the Ottawa River into uncharted territory. Champlain had undertaken the day trip due to amazing testimony from a tender informant, Nicolas de Vignau, who had spent 1611-12 with the Algonquin and back to France with an enormous tale: He had visited the Northern Sea. What’s extra, he had obvious an English early life, the only real survivor of a shipwreck, held captive by way of the Nebicerini humans as a present for Champlain. To rescue either the English adolescence and his personal profession, Champlain got down to gather him.

God’s Mercies has all of the parts of a good experience secret: a mutiny, a bloodbath, a homicide trial, signed confessions, and intrigue on the optimum degrees of country. Truths will be published as lies, and lies might turn into half-truths.

From the Hardcover edition.

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By Kevin Brooks

This is often the winner of the 2014 Cilip Carnegie Medal. Room meets Lord of the Flies, The Bunker Diary is award-winning, younger grownup author Kevin Brooks' pulse-pounding exploration of what occurs whilst your worst nightmare comes actual - and the way will you continue to exist? i cannot think I fell for it. It used to be nonetheless darkish whilst I awakened this morning. once my eyes opened I knew the place i used to be. A low-ceilinged oblong construction made solely of whitewashed concrete. There are six little rooms alongside the most hall. There aren't any home windows. No doorways. The elevate is the one approach in or out. what is he going to do to me? What am I going to do? If i am correct, the carry will come down in 5 mins. It did. purely this time it wasn't empty...Praise for The Bunker Diary: "[Kevin Brooks'] pacey plots ...have made him a cult between adolescents. This, even though, is the large one. it's going to be learn by way of everyone". (Amanda Craig, The Times). Kevin Brooks has gained the Branford Boase Award and been shortlisted for the mother or father kid's Fiction Award, the Booktrust Teenage Prize, the Manchester publication Award and for the Carnegie Medal (for Martyn Pig, highway of the lifeless and Black Rabbit Summer). Kevin Brooks was once born in Exeter and studied in Birmingham and London. He had a diversified operating existence, with jobs in a crematorium, a zoo, a storage and a put up workplace, sooner than - fortunately - giving all of it as much as write books. Kevin is the writer of Being, Black Rabbit summer season, Killing God (published as sunrise within the USA), iBoy and bare for Penguin. He now lives in North Yorkshire. if you happen to loved The Bunker Diary and wish to get within extra of your favorite books, then try out spinebreakers.co.uk for specific writer interviews, competitions and masses extra.

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Encouraged via Penguin’s cutting edge nice principles sequence, our new nice trips sequence offers the main impressive excursions, voyages, treks, expeditions, and travels ever written—from Isabella Bird’s exaltation within the risks of grizzlies, rattlesnakes, and cowboys within the Rocky Mountains to Marco Polo’s mystified experiences of a big chicken that eats elephants in the course of his voyage alongside the coasts of India. each one superbly packaged quantity bargains the way to see the realm anew, to rediscover nice civilizations and legends, titanic deserts and unspoiled mountain levels, strange plants and weird new creatures, and lots more and plenty extra.

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By L. E. Modesitt Jr.

When Anna Marshall is transported from her dull and tricky lifestyles in Ames, Iowa, to the very diverse global of Erde, she's offended and pressured, yet quickly unearths out that for the 1st time in her lifestyles she's uniquely strong. In Iowa Anna was once a song teacher and small-time opera singer, yet on Erde her musical skill makes her a big-time sorceress--potentially.

First she needs to work out the way to use her skill ahead of the big-time rulers who have notices her arrival kill her simply because she's an unpredictable new power....Those rulers might need they hadn't waited so long as they did.

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