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Robur the Conqueror

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Published by Wildside Press .
Written in English


  • Action & Adventure,
  • Classics,
  • Science Fiction - General,
  • Fiction / Adventure,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / General,
  • Fiction-Classics,
  • Fiction-Science Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8599606M
ISBN 101557429677
ISBN 109781557429674

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Robur the Conqueror, also known as The Clipper of the Clouds is a science fiction from Jules Verne written in along the similar lines of his masterpiece Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Twenty thousand leagues under the sea with its enigmatic Captain Nemo and his underwater exploits in Nautilus was an enthralling and exciting reading experience Robur the /5. The Master of the World, originally published in French as Maître du monde, by Jules Verne is a sequel to his science fiction novel Robur the is the 53rd book in the Extraordinary Voyages series and as a reader I have mixed feelings about this book. The story is narrated by John Strock, a head Inspector in the federal police department at Washington, who is /5. This book is a sequel to an earlier Verne novel, "Robur the Conqueror", but enough detail is given to fully appreciate this story without having first read the other. (Summary by Mark) Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, Detective Fiction, Science Fiction. Robur the Conqueror. Book Title:Robur the Conqueror. They laughed at his ideas of heavierthanair flying machines. But he had the last laugh with the Albatross the most incredible flying machine ever built. Lord of the skies, Robur became the wouldbe conqueror of the world! A fascinating companion to 20, Leagues Under the Sea, Robur the.

A fascinating companion to 20, Leagues Under the Sea, Robur the Conqueror explores many of the same themes. pages, with a reading time of ~ hours (53, words), and first published in /5(2). FREE DOWNLOAD!The story begins with strange lights and sounds reported in the skies over Europe. The events are capped by the mysterious appearance of a black flag atop the Eiffel Tower. These events are all the work of the mysterious Robur, a brilliant inventor who intrudes on a meeting of a flight-enthusiast's club called the Weldon Institute.   His remarks infuriate the balloonists and after their meeting, Uncle Prudent and Phil are kidnapped and taken on an around the world trip in the Albatross, Robur's heavier than air "Clipper of the Clouds". A fascinating companion to 20, Leagues Under the Sea, Robur the Conqueror explores many of the same themes/5(2). A rendering of Robur's airship 'Albatros' can be seen here. A third picture: a beardless Robur partly obscuring his flag. I think somewhere in the book it is said that the stars are white – something to check! In any case Robur presents his flag as that of a future, seventh continent: Icaria, home of the airborne.

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