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Doctor Ox's Experiment

Doctor Ox's Experiment by Jules Verne
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An early, light-hearted short story, published in 1872 by Jules Verne. It takes place in the Flemish town of Quiquendone, where life moves at an extraordinarily tranquil pace. Doctor Ox has offered to light the town with a new gas, but actually has other plans in place.

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A Winter Amid the Ice and Other Thrilling Stories

By Jules Verne

Published by: The World Publishing House New Yowk, 1877

Contents

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... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 2 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - June 22, 2015
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I'm sorry but this book was so hard to get through. I didn't enjoy it at all.
Reviewer: - June 16, 2015
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I'm sorry but this is a very very very boring book. The narrator does a nice job, but I only could get through half the book before deleting it. I don't recommend this book.


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