Jules Verne

Jules Verne Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 - 24 March 1905) was a French author who helped pioneer the science-fiction genre. He is best known for his novels A Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1864), From the Earth to the Moon (1865), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1869-1870), Around the World in Eighty Days (1873) and The Mysterious Island (1875).

Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of space travel had been devised. Consequently he is often referred to as the "Father of science fiction", along with H. G. Wells, Hugo Gernsback and Edgar Allan Poe.

Verne is the second most translated author of all time, only behind Agatha Christie, with 4223 translations, according to Index Translationum. Some of his works have been made into films.

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Title: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Part 1

Author: Jules Verne

Published: 1869

Genre: Science Fiction

Title: Around the World in Eighty Days

Author: Jules Verne

Published: 1873

Genre: Adventure

Title: The Blockade Runners

Author: Jules Verne

Published: 1871

Genre: Adventure

Title: In Search of the Castaways, Part 1 - South America

Author: Jules Verne

Published: 1867

Genre: Adventure

Title: The Mysterious Island, Part 1 - Dropped from the Clouds

Author: Jules Verne

Published: 1874

Genre: Science Fiction

There are 6 related books     [ 1 ]  [ 2 ]