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The Castaways of the Flag

The Castaways of the Flag
Title page of a Hetzel edition
Author Jules Verne
Original title Seconde patrie
Translator Cranstoun Metcalfe
Illustrator Georges Roux
Country France
Language French
Series The Extraordinary Voyages #47
Genre Adventure novel
Publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Publication date
Published in English
Media type Print (Hardback)
Preceded by The Will of an Eccentric
Followed by The Village in the Treetops

The Castaways of the Flag (French: Seconde patrie, lit. Second Fatherland, 1900) is an adventure novel written by Jules Verne. The two volumes of the novel were initially published in English translation as two separate volumes: Their Island Home and The Castaways of the Flag. Later reprints were published as The Castaways of the Flag.

The story is a sequel to The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss, picking up where that novel leaves off.

Publication history

  • 1923, Their Island Home and The Castaways of the Flag, London: Sampson Low

Plot summary

Map of "New Switzerland"


  • Title The Castaways of the Flag: The Final Adventures of the Swiss Family Robinson
  • Authors Jules Verne, Johann David Wyss
  • Editor S. Low, Marston, 1924
  • 242 pages

External links

  • Seconde patrie available at Jules Verne Collection (French)

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