Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11917689M
ISBN 101847537405
ISBN 109781847537409

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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.

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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".

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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. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne.

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I disliked the racist aspect of the book which consists mostly of systematically using the African American character for comic effect. I know Verne systematically makes fun of people on the basis of their national backgrounds but we still swallow that down.

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Verne, Jules, Uniform Title: Robur-le-conquerant. English Title: Robur the Conqueror Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Cited by: 1. Robur the Conqueror (French: Robur-le-Conquérant) is a science fiction novel by Jules Verne, published in It is also known as The Clipper of the Clouds.

It has a sequel, Master of the World, which was published in The story begins with strange lights and sounds, including blaring trumpet music, reported in the skies all over the world.

Robur or Robert. Shouldn't it be "Robert the conqueror" (or "Robert, the Conqueror"). Robert is the English translation of Robur. -- Stbalbach3 January (UTC) English translations of the book always have the name as "Robur".

Is "Robert" an English translation of "Robur". The French version of the English "Robert" is "Robert". The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Robur the Conqueror, in English translation by Jules Verne at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Genre/Form: Science fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Verne, Jules, author. Robur the conqueror. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan.

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Strange events are occurring around the world, involving lights, sounds and flags that are hung in seemingly impossible to get to locations. At the meeting of the Weldon Club in Philadelphia, Uncle Prudent (President) and Phil Evans (Secretary) and the membership debate about whether.

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By turns an impassioned argument for aviation, a wild proto-steampunk adventure, and a jubilant celebration of the dream of flight, Robur the Conqueror ranks among Jules Verne's most iconic and influential works.

Like most of Verne's work, Robur the Conqueror is now in the public domain. Copies of the book are hosted by Project Gutenberg, including the original French text and an English translation.

(Warning: like many public-domain Verne translations, the old English translations of Robur take considerable liberties with the story, and make numerous.

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