A Winter Amid the Ice, and Other Thrilling Stories
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A Winter Amid the Ice, and Other Thrilling Stories

By Jules Verne
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
    • DOCTOR OX'S EXPERIMENT
    • MASTER ZACHARIUS.
    • A DRAMA IN THE AIR
    • A WINTER AMID THE ICE
    • ASCENT OF MONT BLANC
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • DOCTOR OX'S EXPERIMENT.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • HOW IT IS USELESS TO SEEK, EVEN ON THE BEST MAPS, FOR THE SMALL TOWN OF QUIQUENDONE.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • IN WHICH THE BURGOMASTER VAN TRICASSE AND THE COUNSELLOR NIKLAUSSE CONSULT ABOUT THE AFFAIRS OF THE TOWN.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • IN WHICH THE COMMISSARY PASSAUF ENTERS AS NOISILY AS UNEXPECTEDLY.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • IN WHICH DOCTOR OX REVEALS HIMSELF AS A PHYSIOLOGIST OF THE FIRST RANK, AND AS AN AUDACIOUS EXPERIMENTALIST.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • IN WHICH THE BURGOMASTER AND THE COUNSELLOR PAY A VISIT TO DOCTOR OX, AND WHAT FOLLOWS.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • IN WHICH FRANTZ NIKLAUSSE AND SUZEL VAN TRICASSE FORM CERTAIN PROJECTS FOR THE FUTURE.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • IN WHICH THE ANDANTES BECOME ALLEGROS, AND THE ALLEGROS VIVACES.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • IN WHICH THE ANCIENT AND SOLEMN GERMAN WALTZ BECOMES A WHIRLWIND.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • IN WHICH DOCTOR OX AND YGÈNE, HIS ASSISTANT, SAY A FEW WORDS.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • IN WHICH IT WILL BE SEEN THAT THE EPIDEMIC INVADES THE ENTIRE TOWN, AND WHAT EFFECT IT PRODUCES.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • IN WHICH THE QUIQUENDONIANS ADOPT A HEROIC RESOLUTION.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • IN WHICH YGÈNE, THE ASSISTANT, GIVES A REASONABLE PIECE OF ADVICE, WHICH IS EAGERLY REJECTED BY DOCTOR OX.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • IN WHICH IT IS ONCE MORE PROVED THAT BY TAKING HIGH GROUND ALL HUMAN LITTLENESSES MAY BE OVERLOOKED.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • IN WHICH MATTERS GO SO FAR THAT THE INHABITANTS OF QUIQUENDONE, THE READER, AND EVEN THE AUTHOR, DEMAND AN IMMEDIATE DÉNOUEMENT.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • IN WHICH THE DÉNOUEMENT TAKES PLACE.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • IN WHICH THE INTELLIGENT READER SEES THAT HE HAS GUESSED CORRECTLY, DESPITE ALL THE AUTHOR'S PRECAUTIONS.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • IN WHICH DOCTOR OX'S THEORY IS EXPLAINED.
  • MASTER ZACHARIUS
    • CHAPTER I.
      • A WINTER NIGHT.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE PRIDE OF SCIENCE.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • A STRANGE VISIT.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • THE CHURCH OF SAINT PIERRE.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THE HOUR OF DEATH.
  • A DRAMA IN THE AIR.
  • A WINTER AMID THE ICE
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE BLACK FLAG
    • CHAPTER II.
      • Jean Cornbutte's Project.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • A RAY OF HOPE.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • IN THE PASSES.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • LIVERPOOL ISLAND.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • THE QUAKING OF THE ICE.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • SETTLING FOR THE WINTER.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • PLAN OF THE EXPLORATIONS.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • THE HOUSE OF SNOW.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • BURIED ALIVE.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • A CLOUD OF SMOKE.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • THE RETURN TO THE SHIP.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • THE TWO RIVALS.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • DISTRESS.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • THE WHITE BEARS.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • CONCLUSION.
  • THE FORTIETH FRENCH ASCENT OF MONT BLANC
    • THE END.
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