Jules Verne: Seven Novels (Barnes & Noble's Library of Essential Writers Series)

Jules Verne: Seven Novels (Barnes & Noble's Library of Essential Writers Series)

by Jules Verne

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Overview

Writing from France in the nineteenth century, Jules Verne expressed the universal fascination with adventure and exploration. Featuring Five Weeks in a Balloon, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, From the Earth to the Moon, Round the Moon,Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in Eighty Days, and The Mysterious Island, this omnibus offers a unique compilation of seven of Verne's Voyages extraordinaires, stories that extrapolated developing technology into marvelous fiction.

This volume offers readers a generous introduction to Jules Verne, whose books are as alive today as they were for readers, new to the ideas expressed in them, during his time.

Jules Verne: Seven Novels is a part of Barnes & Noble's Library of Essential Writers. Each title in the series presents the finest works - complete and unabridged - from one of the greatest writers in literature in magnificent, elegantly designed hard-back editions. Every volume also includes an original introduction that provides the reader with enlightening information on the writer's life and works.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760781234
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Publication date: 09/25/2006
Series: Library of Essential Writers Series
Pages: 1196
Product dimensions: 6.62(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.31(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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