The Floating Island

The Floating Island

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The Floating Island, or The Pearl of the Pacific (also published as Propeller Island, and as The Self-Propelled Island) is a science fiction novel by French author Jules Verne (1828-1905). It was first published in 1895 as part of the Voyages Extraordinaires. It relates the adventures of a French string quartet in Milliard City, a city on a massive ship in the Pacific Ocean, inhabited entirely by millionaires.

Includes a new introduction by literary scholar Darrell Schweitzer.

Book information

ISBN: 9781434450821
Publisher: Wildside Press
Imprint: Wildside Press
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 394
Weight: 598g
Height: 226mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 25mm