Meridiana: The adventures of three Englishmen and three Russians in South Africa

Jules VERNE (1828 - 1905), translated by Ellen E FREWER (1848 - )

Three Englishmen and Three Russians travel across the width of South Africa to measure a meridian. The outbreak of the Crimean War makes the Russians enemy agents in an English colony. Summary by Kim.

Genre(s): Travel Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Ch 1 - On the Banks of the Orange River Ryan
00:18:09
Play 02 Ch 2 - Official Presentations Ryan
00:12:05
Play 03 Ch 3 - The Land Journey BettyB
00:14:56
Play 04 Ch 4 - A Few Words About the "Metre" Mike Pelton
00:14:27
Play 05 Ch 5 - A Hottentot Village Mike Pelton
00:15:15
Play 06 Ch 6 - Better Acquaintances Gillian Hendrie
00:15:28
Play 07 Ch 7 - The Base of the Triangle Mike Pelton
00:16:03
Play 08 Ch 8 - The Twenty-fourth Meridian Gillian Hendrie
00:09:03
Play 09 Ch 9 - The Kraal Mike Pelton
00:19:07
Play 10 Ch 10 - The Rapid Wayne Anderson
00:10:07
Play 11 Ch 11 - A Missing Companion ToddHW
00:12:22
Play 12 Ch 12- A Station to Sir John's Liking ToddHW
00:13:15
Play 13 Ch 13 - Pacification by Fire Joseph DeNoia
00:10:09
Play 14 Ch 14 - A Declaration of War Joseph DeNoia
00:09:48
Play 15 Ch 15 - A Geometric Progression GentleJim
00:13:19
Play 16 Ch 16 - Danger in Disguise timli
00:15:00
Play 17 Ch 17 - An Unexpected Blight Joseph DeNoia
00:14:26
Play 18 Ch 18 - The Desert timli
00:20:32
Play 19 Ch 19 - Science Undaunted Joseph DeNoia
00:10:33
Play 20 Ch 20 - Standing a Seige Joseph DeNoia
00:12:16
Play 21 Ch 21 - Suspense Joseph DeNoia
00:12:00
Play 22 Ch 22 - Hide and Seek timli
00:28:20
Play 23 Ch 23 - Homeward Bound BettyB
00:11:46