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   Master of the World, by Jules Verne  
  Novel, first publication in August 1904 , latest edition in August 2003
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      A series of unexplained happenings occur across the United States of 1903: an apparent volcanic eruption in North Carolina, an automobile traveling at 150 miles per hour, a fast-moving watercraft off the coast of New England, a submarine in Kansas!
    John Strock, head inspector of the federal police, treks across the continent to investigate, finally to discover the "Terror," an astounding vehicle that is alternately speedboat, submarine, automobile, or aircraft.
    But when Strock attempts to capture the "Terror," he is captured himself and must confront its mad inventor, Robur The Master of the World!

      Part of series  
  • Robur the Conqueror (#2)

      Related theme(s)  
  • 20th Century
  • Agricultural - Ecological - Population Disasters
  • Cops - Sheriff
  • Kansas
  • Kings, Queens & Princes - Emperors - Kingdoms & Empires
  • Submarine
  • U.S.A.

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