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Michael Strogoff

or, The Courier of the Czar

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Author: Jules Verne
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,446 / 279 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.6
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 4,541 7167

oncentrate their forces."

"Nothing can be more true, Mr. Blount; I was equally well acquainted with these measures, and you may be sure that my dear cousin shall know of them to-morrow."

"Exactly as the readers of the Daily Telegraph shall know it also, M. Jolivet."

"Well, when one sees all that is going on. . . ."

"And when one hears all that is said. . . ."

"An interesting campaign to follow, Mr. Blount."

"I shall follow it, M. Jolivet!"

"Then it is possible that we shall find ourselves on ground less safe, perhaps, than the floor of this ball-room."

"Less safe, certainly, but--"

"But much less slippery," added Alcide Jolivet, holding up his companion, just as the latter, drawing back, was about to lose his equilibrium.

Thereupon the two correspondents separated, pleased that the one had not stolen a march on the other.

At that moment the doors of the rooms adjoining the great reception saloon were thrown open, disclosing to view s

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
Fred Smooty

This character should have been written into the comic and movie of the "League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen". This is a great adventure and this maybe one of the realistically toughest gentlemen every written into literature. A good story for this era or time.



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