What is 'The Lottery Ticket'? The lottery ticket is a novel by Jules Verne published in 1886, published serially in Store for Education and Recreation from January to November, then as a volume in November of that year. The action takes place in Norway in the county of Telemark. The plot of the novel goes as follows. Hulda Hansen's fiance is missing, he was aboard a fishing boat wrecked off the coast of Newfoundland, the only trace that remains of him is a lottery ticket he had left in a bottle thrown at water when it sank. The lottery will be drawn a few months later. Hulda and her brother save MP Sylvius Hogg from drowning in the river Rjukan. Hulda's mother has huge debts to the very unpleasant Sandgoist. The lottery ticket is a huge financial value as the incredible story associated with it made the headlines and wealthy collectors want to acquire it like a book by Aristotle, believing there is some luck attached to it. The bride is torn between the desire to keep the last trace of her beloved and a desire to help his mother. Torn, she is forced to sell the lottery ticket. When the draw of the lottery, just take a happy ending: Sylvius had found the fiance convalescing and had bought the lottery ticket, which obviously is a winner. Yes like the titan poker bonus code this was guaranteed to be a winning proposition. The wicked Sandgoist is furious not to have won so much money that was within his reach. The characters are Dame Hansen, an innkeeper in the village of Dal, 50, uncommunicative; Hulda Hansen, daughter of Dame Hansen, 18, engaged to Ole Kamp; Joel Hansen, son of Dame Hansen, 25, a guide in the bailiwick of Telemark; Ole Kamp, 23, a Marine, cousin of Hansen; Sylvius Hogg, 60, professor of law at Christiana; Sandgoist over 60 years, moneylender, pawnbroker and casino owner, who came from Drammen; Helmboe, farmer Bamble; Helmboe Siegfried, 18, farmer's daughter, engaged to Joel Hansen; Help, Junior, 60, owner of Bergen, a leader of the house "Help brothers"; Andresen, pastor of Dal; Lengling, foreman of the sawmill at Dal; Bennett, a businessman from Christiana; Harald Hansen, husband of Dame Hansen, who died eighteen months before the story; Mosselman, commander of the Christian; The young guys, which makes the job of skydskarl, bringing a message from Joel. What are the sources of the novel? The first source is obviously a journey that Verne was in 1861 in Scandinavia with Aristide and Emile Hignard Lorois and notes that he established during his stay. But it was the publication of the test Jules Leclercq Travel in Northern Europe twenty-two years later, which revives the memories of Verne. Therefore, he began writing the novel. Starting to write 'The lottery ticket' in 1885, Verne consults his notes again and reads two tales of travel in the Nordic countries, which appeared in the Tour of the world under the same title: Travels in Scandinavian countries, the first Riant, Paul, the second of M. de Saint-Blaise. Moreover, he pointed to his publisher illustrations articles for George Roux to get inspiration: the Norwegian landscape, costumes and games of dice and chance. For the characters, Verne get inspired by Riant, talking about Ole Torgensen and his daughter, the charming Aasta, from which follows the Hulda's novel. It also pulls the legend of the Maristien, who seems to take his heart. At M. de Saint-Blaise, he discovers a brave man named Sandgoist, who gives each of us a fresh straw bed sheet. Verne's character transforms into a "nasty" one, adding an umlaut in its name, so that it rhymes with selfish in French. In this novel Verne uses chance to support the right against the bad, so obviously this is a bit of an idealistic novel, unlike most of his work.
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