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The Project Gutenberg EBook of An Antarctic Mystery, by Jules Verne This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: An Antarctic Mystery Author: Jules Verne Translator: Mrs. Cashel Hoey Posting Date: January 25, 2009 [EBook #10339] Release Date: November 30, 2009 Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK AN ANTARCTIC MYSTERY *** Produced by Norman Wolcott. Text versions by Al Haines. [Redactor's Note: _An Antarctic Mystery_ (Number V046 in the T&M numerical listing of Verne's works, is a translation of _Le Sphinx de Glaces_ (1897) translated by Mrs. Cashel Hoey who also translated other Verne works.] AN ANTARCTIC MYSTERY BY JULES VERNE TRANSLATED BY MRS. CASHEL HOEY ILLUSTRATED 1899 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS The _Tasman_ to the rescue frontispiece The approach of the _Halbrane_ 11 Going aboard the _Halbrane_ 29 Cook's route was effectively barred by ice floes 83 Taking in sail under difficulties 103 "There, look there! That's a fin-back!" 117 Hunt to the rescue 127 Four sailors at the oars, and one at the helm 139 Hunt extended his enormous hand, holding a metal collar 161 Dirk Peters shows the way 179 The half-breed in the crow's nest 189 The _Halbrane_ fast in the iceberg 227 The _Halbrane_, staved in, broken up 253 "I was afraid; I got away from him" 267 William Guy 299 An Antarctic Mystery 321 The Parcuta 329 TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter I. The Kerguelen Islands. Chapter II. The Schooner _Halbrane_ Chapter III. Captain Len Guy Chapter IV. From the Kerguelen Isles to Prince Edward Island Chapter V. Edgar Poe's Romance
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