The Child of the Cavern

Jules Verne

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The Child of the Cavern is a book by French author Jules Verne, first published in 1877. It is the 16th book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. Covering a time span of over ten years, this novel follows the fortunes of the mining community of Aberfoyle near Stirling, Scotland. Receiving a letter from an old colleague, mining engineer James Starr sets off for the old Aberfoyle mine and from the outset, mysterious and unexplained happenings start to occur around the main characters. This book was also published under the titles; 'The Underground City', and 'The Black Indies'.

№ 16 in the Extraordinary Voyages series.

This book has 43,628 words, 84 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1877. This translation by Vincent Parke and Company was first published in 1911.

Production notes: This ebook of The Child of the Cavern was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 24th June 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'The Dannemora Mines' by Axel Jungstedt.

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