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.