While playing a silly game, four bored yachtsmen find a mysterious copper cylinder bobbing along the sea. They soon discover the briny cylinder contains a massive script, a journal of sorts, detailing the adventures of Adam More, a sailor lost at sea. Examining the script reveals More's incredible story of drifting across the ocean, sailing to lost lands, encountering giant beasts, and meeting truly peculiar people. This is a satirical tale that is sure to entertain.
About the Author
James De Mille was a Canadian scholar and author, pioneering Canadian science fiction and fantasy. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder was first published in 1888, eight years after the author's death.