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Use for questions about Jules Verne's 1874 novel "The Mysterious Island", originally published in French under the title "L'Île mystérieuse". Do NOT use this tag with the [jules-verne] tag unless you are specifically asking about the author.

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What inspired the creation of Cyrus Smith?

What inspired the character of Cyrus Smith in the novel The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne? Did Verne ever explain the concept behind the character?
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Are the giant creatures on Mysterious Island part of the original novel?

In the various versions of the Mysterious Island movies or mini series, they have giant animals. Are they in Jules Verne's original story or were they added by Hollywood?
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What bits were cut out of Jules Verne's "The Mysterious Island" for the Kingston translation?

I'm looking for the actual removed text. Unfortunately, I just finished reading the abridged version without realising it was abridged until reading the note on the final page. I would like to read ...
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