"The Mysterious Island" is a novel by the French writer Jules Verne. Published from 1874 to 1875. in the "Magazine of Education and Entertainment". The book is a continuation of the famous works "Children of Captain Grant" and "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea". The heroes of the novel escaped from American captivity during the Civil War to an uninhabited island. They begin to survive, using all the knowledge and skills that they have.