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Journey to the Center of the Earth (Extraordinary Voyages #3)
by Jules Verne

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (Extraordinary Voyages #3) by Jules Verne Overview

The intrepid Professor Liedenbrock embarks upon the strangest expedition of the nineteenth century: a journey down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the Earth's very core. In his quest to penetrate the planet's primordial secrets, the geologist--together with his quaking nephew Axel and their devoted guide, Hans--discovers an astonishing subterranean menagerie of prehistoric The intrepid Professor Liedenbrock embarks upon the strangest expedition of the nineteenth century: a journey down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the Earth's very core. In his quest to penetrate the planet's primordial secrets, the geologist--together with his quaking nephew Axel and their devoted guide, Hans--discovers an astonishing subterranean menagerie of prehistoric proportions. Verne's imaginative tale is at once the ultimate science fiction adventure and a reflection on the perfectibility of human understanding and the psychology of the questor.

Jules Verne

About Journey to the Center of the Earth (Extraordinary Voyages #3) Description

Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. He is best known for his novels Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of spa

Data Book Journey to the Center of the Earth (Extraordinary Voyages #3)

Original Title Voyage au centre de la Terre ISBN 0553213970 (ISBN13: 9780553213973 ) Edition Language English Series Extraordinary Voyages #3 Characters Axel, Otto Liedenbrock, Hans Bjelke, Gräuben setting Hamburg, 1863 (Germany) Reykjavik (Reykjavík), 1863 (Iceland) Snæfellsjökull, 1863 (Iceland) …more Inside Earth, 1863 Stromboli, 1863 (Italy) …less (1490)