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Michael Strogoff (1876)

by Jules Verne

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Series: The Extraordinary Voyages (14)

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While in the service of Alexander II, Michael Strogoff faces almost insurmountable obstacles as he carries a message from Moscow to Irkutsk during the time of a Tatar rebellion.

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Utazás távoli tájakon, különleges körülmények között, titokzatos társaságban - ennek Verne a mestere! Kaland a jeges Ázsia kellős közepén! ( )
  gjudit8 | Aug 3, 2020 |
Un clásico. Grandiosa novela con un final que a mis ojos de niño le pareció inesperado y genial, incluyendo la explicación física del suceso. Maravilloso. Imprescindible. ( )
  Remocpi | Apr 22, 2020 |
This was an amazing book by Jules Verne. Not only was I taken along for the wild ride across Russia with all of the things it had to offer, but the twist I did not see coming and it managed to propel me towards the climax of the story and imbue the ending with so much grandeur. This is a darker Verne book, yet one that will surely be remembered and that I felt had a very strong plot-line, characters, and descriptions. Overall, a great novel!

4.5 stars! ( )
  DanielSTJ | Jan 8, 2020 |
This is rather a different Jules Verne novel from any others of his I have read, being set entirely within Russia and featuring mostly Russian characters (with the exception of an English and a French journalist who are there merely for comic relief). The title character is a courier for Tsar Alexander II (the Tsar who liberated the serfs in 1861), who must make a desperate journey into a Siberia which has been invaded by the Tartars, aided by a Russian traitor. While the novel starts a bit slowly, the second half is exciting with a number of dramatic and some quite shocking episodes. The ending felt a bit rushed and was as cliched as might be expected. Overall, a good read. ( )
  john257hopper | Feb 7, 2016 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Verne, JulesAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barbandt, CharlesIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Davidow, Leonard S.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Férat, JulesIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Geisler, GiselaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hölscher, IngridTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kähkönen, PenttiTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Küfner, HansAfterwordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lotherington, TomTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Moe, Per JohanAfterwordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Smee, StephanieTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wyeth, N. C.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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