Book: A Floating City and The Blockade Runners
Author: Jules Verne





A Floating City and The Blockade Runners By Jules Verne

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Pages (PDF): 194
Publication Date: 1871

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Summary:

This is the 8th book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. A Floating City is an adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne first published in 1871. It tells of a woman who, on board the ship Great Eastern with her abusive husband, finds that the man she loves is also on board. Also includes the short story, The Blockade Runners: During the American Civil War, with the southern harbours effectively sealed by the North, Scottish industrialist James Playfair must run a daring Federalist blockade of a Charleston harbour in an effort to trade supplies for cotton and to rescue a young girl’s father, held prisoner by the Confederates.