A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Around the World in 80 Days, From the Earth to the Moon, The Mysterious Island & Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
(O'Neil Classics Publishing, Sept. 10, 2011)
5 in 1 O'Neil Classics Publishing - High Quality Kindle Ready editionJules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the science-fiction genre. He is best known for his novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before air travel and practical submarines were invented, and before practical means of space travel had been devised. _____________A Journey to the Centre of the Earth involves a German professor who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards._____________Around the World in Eighty Days details Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout's attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club._____________From the Earth to the Moon tells the story of the president of a post-American Civil War gun club in Baltimore, his rival, a Philadelphia maker of armor, and a Frenchman, who build an enormous sky-facing Columbiad space gun and launch themselves towards the Moon._____________The Mysterious Island tells the adventures of five Americans on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. The story begins in the American Civil War, during the siege of Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America. As famine and death ravage the city, five northern prisoners of war decide to escape by the unusual means of hijacking a balloon._____________Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel published in 1870. It tells the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax.