Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.Read Less
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Great book. Read it as a boy and still has 'that magic.' Glad there is a service like Albris to bring back the memories.
Oct 16, 2008
Very imaginative fantasy
This may be for kids, but I read it first at age 57. This is a real hoot. It's no wonder this book has been in print so long. The fabulous adventures of the professor had me wishing the book would not end. The communal restaurants, the unlimited wealth, and the islands entertainment were all great reading. You will truly enjoy this one, no matter what your age.
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