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The Lighthouse at the End of the World (1905)

by Jules Verne

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At the extreme tip of South America, Staten Island has piercing Antarctic winds, lonely coasts assaulted by breakers, and sailors lost as their vessels smash on the dark rocks. Now that civilization dares to rule here, a lighthouse penetrates the last and wildest place of all. But Vasquez, the guardian of the sacred light, has not reckoned with the vicious, desperate Kongre gang, who murder his two friends and force him out into the wilderness. Alone, without resources, can he foil their cruel plans?
 
A gripping tale of passion and perseverance, Verne’s testament novel paints a compelling picture of intrigue and heroism, schemes and calamities. The master storyteller returns here to the theme of civilization against its two oldest enemies: pitiless nature and men's savagery.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:57:23 -0400)

The peaceful mission entrusted to the lighthouse keepers and Felipe Vazquez on an island seemingly uninhabited, will deranged with the appearance of pirates acting with unusual violence. In the confrontation will discuss the desperate struggle for freedom of the leader of the pirates, Kongre, and the tenacity and heroism of Vazquez.… (more)

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