The young man Godfrey Morgan and his mentor Artelett board a steamship and embark on a long journey round the world. Little do they know that the thrilling experience will also endanger their lives. The explorers become castaways, marooned on a desert island. Will they survive so far away from civilization? What will happen when they realize they are not the only ones on the island? Will they find their way back home ... alive?
Jules Verne’s ”Godfrey Morgan” is an adventure novel from 1882. It is a story about a round-the-world ocean voyage, discoveries, dangers and courage.
Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French novelist who mostly wrote adventure fiction inspired by the scientific advances of the 19th century. With the help of editor Pierre-Jules Hetzel he wrote a series of books called ”Extraordinary Travels”, which includes ”Journey to the Center of the Earth” (1864), ”Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” (1870), and ”Around the World in Eighty Days” (1873). Widely popular with both children and adults, Verne is one of the most translated authors of all times, and still inspires people the world over.