A Floating City

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A Floating City
'A Floating City' by Jules Férat 01.jpg
Author Jules Verne
Original title Une ville flottante
Illustrator Jules Férat
Country France
Language French
Series The Extraordinary Voyages #8
Genre Adventure novel
Publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Publication date
1871
Published in English
1874
Media type Print (Hardback)
Preceded by Around the Moon
Followed by The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa

A Floating City, or sometimes translated The Floating City, (French: Une ville flottante) is an adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne first published in 1871 in France.[1] At the time of its publication, the novel enjoyed a similar level of popularity as Around the World in Eighty Days. [2] The first UK and US editions of the novel appeared in 1874.[3] Jules Férat provided the original illustrations for the novel.[4]

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It tells of a woman who, on board the ship Great Eastern with her abusive husband, finds that the man she loves is also on board.

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