Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel: Or, the Hidden City of the Andes (Tom Swift, Book 19)

By Victor Appleton

Tom rapid and His significant Tunnel is the nineteenth ebook within the unique Tom rapid series.

"Every boy possesses a few kind of artistic genius. Tom fast is a shiny, creative boy and his innovations and adventures take advantage of fascinating form of reading."

"These lively stories exhibit in a practical means, the fantastic advances in land and sea locomotion and different profitable innovations. tales like those are inspired upon the reminiscence and their analyzing is efficient in simple terms of good."

This sequence of experience novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom rapid falls into the style of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade".

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