Jules Verne, Five Complete Novels

Jules Verne, Five Complete Novels

by Jules Verne

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Overview

The French novelist Jules Verne is acclaimed as the father of science fiction and as 'the man who invented the future.' Far ahead of their time, his novels and stories were the products of visionary flights of the imagination that soared beyond the limits of nineteenth-century science. Today, although many of Verne's concepts have become reality, and others have been surpassed, his works still captivate. His novels are packed with fascinating and meticulous details as well as escapist thrills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780517122501
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/23/1995
Pages: 820
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.35(h) x 2.43(d)

About the Author

Widely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne (1828-1905) wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters. His most popular novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.

Date of Birth:

February 8, 1828

Date of Death:

March 24, 1905

Place of Birth:

Nantes, France

Place of Death:

Amiens, France

Education:

Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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