Facing the Flag
|Facing the Flag
|Facing the Flag (Original French title: Face au drapeau) is an 1896 patriotic novel by Jules Verne. It can be considered one of the first books dealing with problems which were to become paramount half a century after its publication: brilliant scientists discovering new weapons of great destructive power, whose full utilisation might literally destroy the world; the competition between various powers to obtain control of such weapons; and also the efforts of ruthless non-state groups to have it. — Excerpted from Facing the Flag on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Table of Contents
- Chapter I: Healthful House
- Chapter II: Count d'Artigas
- Chapter III: Kidnapped
- Chapter IV: The Schooner "Ebba"
- Chapter V: Where Am I? --(Notes by Simon Hart, the Engineer.)
- Chapter VI: On Deck
- Chapter VII: Two Days at Sea
- Chapter VIII: Back Cup
- Chapter IX: Inside Back Cup
- Chapter X: Ker Karraje
- Chapter XI: Five Weeks in Back Cup
- Chapter XII: Engineer Serko's Advice
- Chapter XIII: God Be with It
- Chapter XIV: Battle Between the "Sword" and the Tug
- Chapter XV: Expectation
- Chapter XVI: Only a Few More Hours
- Chapter XVII: One Against Five
- Chapter XVIII: On Board the "Tonnant"