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The Island Queen

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(4,75 Sterne; 28 Bewertungen)

The story of Dominic, Otto and Pauline Rigonda, three siblings who are blown onto an island after being shipwrecked, and are later joined by the immigrant passengers and crew of a ship that is wrecked on the same island. When the question of government comes up, the little colony chooses a queen, and they work on improving the island for some time, despite internal dissensions, and an attack by savages. But eventually the colony encounters natural forces it cannot resist, and the queen and her family return to England, hopefully to live "happily ever after". - Summary by Alayna May (5 hr 19 min)


Chapter 1: The Open Boat


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Chapter 2: Wrecked on a Reef


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Chapter 3: Explorations and Discoveries


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Chapter 4: Difficulties Met and Overcome


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Chapter 5: Stirring Events and Changes


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Chapter 6: Shipwrecked Emigrants and Horrified Conspirators


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Chapter 7: Treats of Big Island: A Great Fight and a Royal Family


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Chapter 8: The Coronation—Crown-Making Deliberations, Ceremonials, and Catastr…


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Chapter 9: Shows how they were tormented by an Old Familiar Fiend; How they ki…


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Chapter 10: Describes a Rescue, a Conspiracy, and a Trial


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Chapter 11: Shows how the Queen Conducted herself in Trying Circumstances, and…


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Chapter 12: Last Chapter


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(5 Sterne)

this is a wonderful book and all the readers are fine.

(4 Sterne)

Fun little story, great for passing the time while commuting.

(2,5 Sterne)

soewhat to smooth, almost sickly sweet

Excellent story and very enjoyable readers

(5 Sterne)