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The Underground City or the Child of the Cavern

Jules Verne

Covering a time span of over ten years, this novel follows the fortunes of the mining community of Aberfoyle near Stirling, Scotland. Receiving a letter from an old colleague, mining engineer James Starr sets off for the old Aberfoyle mine, thought to have been mined out ten years earlier. Starr finds mine overman Simon Ford and his family living in a cottage deep inside the mine; he is astonished to find that Ford has made a discovery of the presence of a large vein of coal. Accompanying Simon Ford are his wife, Madge, and adult son, Harry. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Covering a time span of over ten years, this novel follows the fortunes of the mining community of Aberfoyle near Stirling, Scotland. Receiving a letter from an old colleague, mining engineer James Starr sets off for the old Aberfoyle mine, thought to have been mined out ten years earlier. Starr finds mine overman Simon Ford and his family living in a cottage deep inside the mine; he is astonished to find that Ford has made a discovery of the presence of a large vein of coal. Accompanying Simon Ford are his wife, Madge, and adult son, Harry. (Summary by Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Covering a time span of over ten years, this novel follows the fortunes of the mining community of Aberfoyle near Stirling, Scotland. Receiving a letter from an old colleague, mining engineer James Starr sets off for the old Aberfoyle mine, thought to have been mined out ten years earlier. Starr finds mine overman Simon Ford and his family living in a cottage deep inside the mine; he is astonished to find that Ford has made a discovery of the presence of a large vein of coal. Accompanying Simon Ford are his wife, Madge, and adult son, Harry. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

4h 30m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

12:05


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:00


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:34


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:29


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:01


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:08


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

11:15


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:44


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:51


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

10:58


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:58


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:19


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

12:10


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:31