The Castaways of the Flag

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The Castaways of the Flag
'Second Fatherland' by George Roux 01.jpg
Title page of a Hetzel edition
AuthorJules Verne
Original titleSeconde patrie
TranslatorCranstoun Metcalfe
IllustratorGeorges Roux
SeriesThe Extraordinary Voyages #47
GenreAdventure novel
PublisherPierre-Jules Hetzel
Publication date
Published in English
Media typePrint (Hardback)
Preceded byThe Will of an Eccentric 
Followed byThe Village in the Treetops 

The Castaways of the Flag (French: Seconde patrie, lit. Second Fatherland, 1900) is an adventure novel written by Jules Verne. The two volumes of the novel were initially published in English translation as two separate volumes: Their Island Home and The Castaways of the Flag. Later reprints were published as The Castaways of the Flag.

The story is a sequel to The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss, picking up where that novel leaves off.

Publication history[edit]

  • May 1923, Their Island Home and The Castaways of the Flag, London: Sampson Low

Plot summary[edit]

Map of "New Switzerland"


  • Title The Castaways of the Flag: The Final Adventures of the Swiss Family Robinson
  • Authors Jules Verne, Johann David Wyss
  • Editor S. Low, Marston, 1923
  • 242 pages

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