Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules VerneJourney to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

byJules VerneTranslated byWilliam Butcher

Paperback | July 12, 2008

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This new translation is faithful to the lyricism, verve, and humour of the original, and is the only annotated edition available.
William Butcher is a lecturer in French, and has taught modern languages and pure mathematics in Malaysia and France.
Title:Journey to the Centre of the EarthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.47 inPublished:July 12, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199538077

ISBN - 13:9780199538072


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will take you on an adventure! Until now, I hadn't read a book like this. I felt like I was transported to Iceland and was on the journey with the characters. I highly recommend reading this book for anyone, no matter the age. It's a classic and it's interesting to see the some of the opinions explained in this book, especially relating to the laws of heat in the Earth's core. 10/10 would recommend.
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I couldn't put this book down I read page after page until my vision was blurry and I couldn't see straight anymore. Nothing can prepare you for the world you are about to visit. Please, please, please read this book, and you're welcome in advance.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Classic adventure The book starts with a simply clue that leads to an epic adventure! I found this book interesting just to see how science has changed and evolved from the science in this book. It was also an action packed adventure with lots of anticipation and mystery.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Classic Adventure Tale An excellent read that has stood the test of time.
Date published: 2017-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome A great read that isn't nearly as stuffy as one would expect from a 150 year old book
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Classic story, well-written - always a good read
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lot of fun to read Jules Verne's "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" was fun to read. Despite being written in the early 1860s, the English translation used in the Puffin Classics edition of the story didn't feel old or quaint. In this edition Axel is Axel rather than Harry. I loved the humour in the story as the story unfolds in front of Axel's somewhat skeptical eyes. Or, is it teenage rebellion. Either way, Axel was a great foil to the Professor. Great read in many ways. Loved it.
Date published: 2014-01-16

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