Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

by Jules Verne

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 14/06/2018

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`From that hour we had no further occasion for the exercise of reason, or judgment, or skill, or contrivance. We were henceforth to be hurled along, the playthings of the fierce elements of the deep.'

In Verne's science-fiction classic, Professor Lidenbrock chances upon an ancient manuscript and pledges to solve the mysterious coded message that lies within it. Eventually he deciphers the story - that of an Icelandic explorer who travels to the centre of the earth, finding his way there via a volcano.

Inspired by the manuscript, The Professor is determined to follow in the explorer's footsteps and builds a crew of men which includes his nervous nephew Axel. Together they begin their journey to the centre of the earth, facing fearsome danger and adventure at every turn.
ISBN:
9780008296490
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
14-06-2018
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
288
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x17mm
Weight:
0.19kg
Jules Verne

Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French novelist and playwright best known for his epic adventures, including Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days.

A true visionary and master storyteller, Verne foresaw the skyscraper, the submarine, and the airplane, among many other inventions, and he is often regarded as the 'Father of Science Fiction.'

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