This volume contains Jules Verne's 1864 adventure novel, "The Adventures of Captain Hatteras". The novel is set in 1861, and tells the story of a daring British expedition to the North Pole. Led by captain Jon Hatteras, the team must survive a series of vicissitudes including mutiny, barren landscapes, and some events that men do not walk away from the same. The chapters of this book include: "An Unexpected Letter", "Dr. Clawbonny", "Dog-Captain", "Out at Sea", "The Great Polar Current", "Davis's Straits", "Gossip of the Crew", "News", "Dangerous Navigation", "The Devil's Thumb", etcetera. This exciting novel is highly recommended for fans of Verne's seminal work, and it would make for a great addition to any bookshelf. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.