Who wrote "Captain Grant's Children"?
Today's schoolchildren are so overwhelmedinformation that rarely goes beyond the school curriculum, choosing books for reading. Of the 10 teenagers, there are hardly two who know who wrote the Children of Captain Grant. The author of this work is the French writer Jules Verne.
His famous book "The Children of Captain Grant" waswas published in 1868, and before that for two whole years - from December 1865 to December 1867 - every month of its head was published in the Journal for Education and Recreation. You can imagine how eagerly the readers were waiting for the next issue, because of the exciting adventures of the heroes of this book is simply impossible to tear yourself away.
The novel begins when sailors findin the belly of the caught shark three notes in different languages. They ask for help from the captain and sailors of the ship "Britain" that crashed. But the trouble is that the text was so poorly preserved that it was possible to reliably learn only the breadth of that uninhabited island, where the unfortunates were saved. An expedition is sent for the search, which includes the children of the missing captain Grant. This circumnavigation of the 37th parallel is full of unexpected events and dangerous moments. But it all ends very well.
Jules Verne describes in great detail allplaces where his heroes are. It's amazing how he managed to collect these numerous data - because in those days there was neither television nor the Internet. Perhaps the secret is that he himself was an avid traveler, and still had tremendous capacity for work. During his life he wrote 20 novels, 30 plays and 66 novels, many of which are published so far.
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