Believed to be a collaboration between science fiction luminary Jules Verne and French writer Andre Laurie (the pen name of politician Paschal Grousset), The Waif of the Cynthia skillfully combines action-adventure with a beguiling mystery. A respected and affluent Norwegian doctor takes an interest in the case of the brilliant orphan Erik and vows not only to support him and guide his education, but also to help Erik discover his true origins.
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About the Author
Widely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne (1828-1905) wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters. His most popular novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.
Date of Birth:February 8, 1828
Date of Death:March 24, 1905
Place of Birth:Nantes, France
Place of Death:Amiens, France
Education:Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris