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An Antarctic Mystery, or The Sphinx of the Ice Fields

Gelesen von Esther

(4,294 Sterne; 301 Bewertungen)

Edgar Allan Poe's telling of Arthur Pym's narrative is shown to be true as events come together that bring out clues that help Captain Len Guy trace the fate of his brother's ship the Jane; the very ship that Arthur Pym was on board at the time of his disappearance. Through the efforts of Mr. Joerling, the crew of the Halbrane is enticed to make the trip to Antarctica to search for any survivors of the Jane. (Summary from Wikipedia) (8 hr 19 min)

Chapters

The Kerguelen Islands.

13:26

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The Schooner Halbrane

14:55

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Captain Len Guy

16:14

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From the Kerguelen Isles to Prince Edward Island

22:21

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Edgar Poe’s Romance

36:13

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An Ocean Waif

12:58

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Tristan D’Acunha

15:07

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Bound for the Falklands

10:46

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Fitting out the Halbrane

17:34

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The Outset of the Enterprise

12:15

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From the Sandwich Islands to the Polar Circle

15:49

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Between the Polar Circle and the Ice Wall

15:33

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Along the Front of the Icebergs

13:59

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A Voice in a Dream

7:37

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Bennet Islet

10:32

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Tsalal Island

16:37

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And Pym pt 1

18:32

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And Pym pt 2

18:46

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A Revelation pt 1

15:48

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A Revelation pt 2

11:11

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Land? pt 1

17:08

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Land? pt 2

21:56

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“Unmerciful Disaster" pt 1

17:38

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“Unmerciful Disaster" pt 2

25:26

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“Unmerciful Disaster" pt 3

18:30

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Amid the Mists

12:41

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In Camp

16:09

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Found at Last

13:44

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Eleven Years in a Few Pages

16:26

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“We Were the First"

23:21

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A Little Remnant

11:42

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Bewertungen

good book, ok reader

(4 Sterne)

maybe I am picky but I did not enjoy the narrator as much as others. she did a good job just dull during even some very exciting desturbing parts of the story. very monotonous tone and rhythm. a good story though

Verne is Wonderful

(4,5 Sterne)

The story was great, complete with twist in the plot. The reader was good but had a pattern that didn't fit at times. All in all, good.

My Favorite

(5 Sterne)

I love this book and the reading. It is so amazing how Verne interlaces Poe's original story into his own---and expands it. Very clever. You really have to listen carefully to get all the details, but it is well worth it. I give this book---and the reader---ten stars.

Long and Disappointing

(1 Sterne)

If you found this Verne story long and boring, I encourage you to listen to The Mysterious Island read by Mark F Smith. A fantastic story by Jules Verne wonderfully read by Mark.

great reader. the book to me wasn't that great.

(5 Sterne)

The reader did a wonderful job. I just wish the story was better.

Great book:)

(5 Sterne)

This was a great book(thank you, Jules Verne) and the reading was great:) Both get top marks:P

Antarctic mystery

(5 Sterne)

Great book. Vern develops his characters like a master. Esther reads like she knows each one.

fantastic story..

(5 Sterne)

awesome reader..!! thank you for a real story.