Blown to Bits; or, The Lonely Man of Rakata
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Blown to Bits; or, The Lonely Man of Rakata

By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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  • "CAME UNEXPECTEDLY ON A CAVERN."
  • BLOWN TO BITS
    • OR
    • THE LONELY MAN OF RAKATA.
      • A Tale of the Malay Archipelago.
      • LONDON:
      • JAMES NISBET & CO., 21 BERNERS STREET.
      • 1894.
    • A Tale of the Malay Archipelago.
    • LONDON:
    • JAMES NISBET & CO., 21 BERNERS STREET.
    • 1894.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • BLOWN TO BITS
      • A TALE OF THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO.
    • A TALE OF THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • THE PLAY COMMENCES.
    • THE PLAY COMMENCES.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE HAVEN IN THE CORAL RING.
    • THE HAVEN IN THE CORAL RING.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • INTERESTING PARTICULARS OF VARIOUS KINDS.
    • INTERESTING PARTICULARS OF VARIOUS KINDS.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • NIGEL UNDERGOES SOME QUITE NEW AND INTERESTING EXPERIENCES.
      • ART ON THE KEELING ISLANDS
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • NIGEL UNDERGOES SOME QUITE NEW AND INTERESTING EXPERIENCES.
    • ART ON THE KEELING ISLANDS
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V.
      • CAPTAIN ROY SURPRISES AND GRATIFIES HIS SON, WHO SURPRISES A NEGRO, AND SUDDENLY FORMS AN ASTONISHING RESOLVE.
    • CAPTAIN ROY SURPRISES AND GRATIFIES HIS SON, WHO SURPRISES A NEGRO, AND SUDDENLY FORMS AN ASTONISHING RESOLVE.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • THE HERMIT OF RAKATA INTRODUCED.
    • THE HERMIT OF RAKATA INTRODUCED.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • WONDERS OF THE HERMIT'S CAVE AND ISLAND.
    • WONDERS OF THE HERMIT'S CAVE AND ISLAND.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • PERBOEWATAN BECOMES MODERATELY VIOLENT.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • PERBOEWATAN BECOMES MODERATELY VIOLENT.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • DESCRIBES, AMONG OTHER THINGS, A SINGULAR MEETING UNDER PECULIAR CIRCUMSTANCES.
    • DESCRIBES, AMONG OTHER THINGS, A SINGULAR MEETING UNDER PECULIAR CIRCUMSTANCES.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • A CURIOUS SEA-GOING CRAFT—THE UNKNOWN VOYAGE BEGUN.
    • A CURIOUS SEA-GOING CRAFT—THE UNKNOWN VOYAGE BEGUN.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • CANOEING ON THE SEA—A MYSTERIOUS NIGHT-SURPRISE AND SUDDEN FLIGHT.
    • CANOEING ON THE SEA—A MYSTERIOUS NIGHT-SURPRISE AND SUDDEN FLIGHT.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • WEATHERING A STORM IN THE OPEN SEA.
    • WEATHERING A STORM IN THE OPEN SEA.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • FRIENDS ARE MET WITH, ALSO PIRATES, AND A LIFE-OR-DEATH PADDLE ENSUES.
      • THEY DISCOVER A PIRATES' BIVOUAC
    • FRIENDS ARE MET WITH, ALSO PIRATES, AND A LIFE-OR-DEATH PADDLE ENSUES.
    • THEY DISCOVER A PIRATES' BIVOUAC
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • A NEW FRIEND FOUND—NEW DANGERS ENCOUNTERED AND HEW HOPES DELAYED.
      • "DO YOU HEAR?" SAID VERKIMIER, STERNLY
    • A NEW FRIEND FOUND—NEW DANGERS ENCOUNTERED AND HEW HOPES DELAYED.
    • "DO YOU HEAR?" SAID VERKIMIER, STERNLY
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • HUNTING THE GREAT MAN-MONKEY.
    • HUNTING THE GREAT MAN-MONKEY.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • BEGINS WITH A TERRIBLE FIGHT AND ENDS WITH A HASTY FLIGHT.
    • BEGINS WITH A TERRIBLE FIGHT AND ENDS WITH A HASTY FLIGHT.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • TELLS OF THE JOYS, ETC., OF THE PROFESSOR IN THE SUMATRAN FORESTS, ALSO OF A CATASTROPHE AVERTED.
    • TELLS OF THE JOYS, ETC., OF THE PROFESSOR IN THE SUMATRAN FORESTS, ALSO OF A CATASTROPHE AVERTED.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • A TRYING ORDEAL—DANGER THREATENS AND FLIGHT AGAIN RESOLVED ON.
    • A TRYING ORDEAL—DANGER THREATENS AND FLIGHT AGAIN RESOLVED ON.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • A TERRIBLE MURDER AND A STRANGE REVELATION.
    • A TERRIBLE MURDER AND A STRANGE REVELATION.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • NIGEL MAKES A CONFIDANT OF MOSES—UNDERTAKES A LONELY WATCH AND SEES SOMETHING WONDERFUL.
    • NIGEL MAKES A CONFIDANT OF MOSES—UNDERTAKES A LONELY WATCH AND SEES SOMETHING WONDERFUL.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • IN WHICH THE PROFESSOR DISTINGUISHES HIMSELF.
    • IN WHICH THE PROFESSOR DISTINGUISHES HIMSELF.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
      • A PYTHON DISCOVERED AND A GEYSER INTERVIEWED.
    • A PYTHON DISCOVERED AND A GEYSER INTERVIEWED.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • TELLS OF VOLCANIC FIRES AND A STRANGE RETURN "HOME."
    • TELLS OF VOLCANIC FIRES AND A STRANGE RETURN "HOME."
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • AN AWFUL NIGHT AND TERRIBLE MORNING.
      • BLOWN TO BITS
    • AN AWFUL NIGHT AND TERRIBLE MORNING.
    • BLOWN TO BITS
    • CHAPTER XXV.
      • ADVENTURES OF THE "SUNSHINE" AND AN UNEXPECTED REUNION.
    • ADVENTURES OF THE "SUNSHINE" AND AN UNEXPECTED REUNION.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • A CLIMAX.
    • A CLIMAX.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
      • "BLOWN TO BITS."
    • "BLOWN TO BITS."
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
      • THE FATE OF THE "SUNSHINE."
    • THE FATE OF THE "SUNSHINE."
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
      • TELLS CHIEFLY OF THE WONDERFUL EFFECTS OF THIS ERUPTION ON THE WOULD AT LARGE.
    • TELLS CHIEFLY OF THE WONDERFUL EFFECTS OF THIS ERUPTION ON THE WOULD AT LARGE.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
      • COMING EVENTS, ETC.—WONDERFUL CHANGES AMONG THE ISLANDS.
    • COMING EVENTS, ETC.—WONDERFUL CHANGES AMONG THE ISLANDS.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • ENDS WITH A STRUGGLE BETWEEN INCLINATION AND DUTY.
    • ENDS WITH A STRUGGLE BETWEEN INCLINATION AND DUTY.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
      • THE LAST.
      • THE END
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