Five exciting short stories by the master narrator Jules Verne! In Dr. Ox´s Experiment a very small town becomes a guinea pig. Master Zacharius is about nothing less than the secret of life. In A dDama in the Air a balloonist fights desperately for his life and against a suicidal blind passenger. In A Winter Amid the Ice it's about a daring rescue attempt in the North Sea and in The Fortieth French Ascent Of Mont Blance the joys and sorrows of mountaineering are presented in an exciting way.More than 50 pictures enhance the complete work.