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Description: Jules Verne, celebrated French author of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days, wrote over 60 novels collected in the popular series "Voyages Extraordinaires." A handful of these have never been translated into English, including Invasion of the Sea, written in 1904 when large-scale canal digging was very much a part of the political, economic, and military strategy...
Description: One of the most popular novels in Jules Verne's Voyages Extraordinaires series, this book tracks the adventures of affluent Englishman Phileas Fogg, who attempts to swiftly span the globe with his hapless French valet, Passepartout. A case of mistaken identity leads a determined sleuth named Fix to purse Fogg on his trek, which consists primarily of boat and train travel. Published in 1873, the story depicts Fogg and Passepartout at odds with their unfamiliar surroundings while taking in various international wonders.
Description: Originally published in 1865, “From the Earth to the Moon” tells the story of the members of an American gun club and their plan to build a gigantic sky-facing gun with the intention of sending three people to the moon. Jules Gabriel Verne (1828 – 1905) was a French poet, novelist, and playwright best known for his thrilling tales of adventure and significant contributions to the science fic...
Description: For use in schools and libraries only. A nineteenth-century novel of science fiction tells of adventures beneath the sea
Description: Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905) was a French author who pioneered the science-fiction genre, and is best known for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days. This volume contains Verne's Exploration of the World
Description: An adaptation of the nineteenth-century science fiction tale of an electric submarine, its eccentric captain, and the undersea world, which anticipated many of the scientific achievements of the twentieth century.
Description: Journey to the Center of the Earth was published in 1864. Verne was fascinated with the northern and southern poles of Earth and as Arctic exploration was in its infancy in the mid-19th century, the unknown north was an ideal setting for the imaginative forays of science fiction, a new literary genre. Northern exploration was in the news and Verne was inspired to write a novel based on the premise that the center of the Earth is hollow. This annotated edition includes a biography and critical essay.
Description: New, superbly translated omnibus of five of Jules Verne’s most renowned stories: Journey to the Center of the Earth, From the Earth to the Moon, Circling the Moon, 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas, and Around the World in 80 Days.
Description: Translation of: Le secret de Wilhelm Storitz.