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The Child of the Cavern; or, Strange Doings Underground

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The Child of the Cavern; or, Strange Doings Underground

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Alternate Title: The Underground City
Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Dodo Press, 2005
Panther Books, Ltd., 1964
Original French publication, 1877
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1877

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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Mundane SF
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Miner James Starr, after receiving a letter from an old friend, leaves for the Aberfoyle mine. Although believed to be mined out a decade earlier, James Starr finds a mine overman, Simon Ford, along with his family living deep inside the mine. Simon Ford has found a large vein of coal but must deal with mysterious and unexplainable happenings in and around the mine.


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