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 Verne

Paperback | February 2, 2015

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Professor Otto Lidenbrock's great adventure begins by chance when a scrap of paper drops out of an ancient book he has just bought. The coded inscription reveals the existence of a passageway leading to the centre of the earth and that the entrance lies within the crater of an extinct volcano in Iceland.

The professor travels to Iceland accompanied by his nephew, Axel, a keen young geologist. Together with a Swiss guide, they descend into the bowels of the earth where an amazing prehistoric world awaits them.

Written in 1864, Journey to the Centre of the Earth established Verne as a pioneer of science fiction. This edition has been revised and improved for a modern readership.
Title:Journey To The Centre Of The EarthFormat:PaperbackPublished:February 2, 2015Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1848376103

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay It took me forever to get through this book. I felt like the plot didn't start to grip me until around halfway through so I kept putting it down. Also, unfortunately, in the copy that I have (Penguin Classics) the chapter titles almost always give away what is about to happen in the following chapter. It was difficult to be surprised. Despite this it was a good classic to read and really imaginative for its time.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book by an amazing author! His books are some of the best that is for sure and this one is no exception. It's an amazing read!
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!!! Jules Verne is hands down my favourite author! This is my favourite book that he wrote. Truly amazing!!!
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome!! An enjoyable, easy read. Jules Verne was a true master of his craft.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A true classic This book is still as entertaining today as it was in its own time. It is the first work by Jules Verne that I've read so I was pleasantly surprised at how quick the plot progressed and how enjoyable/easy it was to read.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! Definitely a book worth checking out, I couldn't put it down! It was the first book that got me into the rest of Verne's writing and I am so glad a read it. The cover on this edition is also beautiful, though I found the colours were not as vibrant as they were on screen.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best book that I have ever read. It is a classic and will be read for years to come. It is definitely a book worth checking out. Once you start the book you will not won't to but it down. Once you read a Jules Verne you will won't to read his other books. There are many written styles to chose from any one is as good as others.
Date published: 2014-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Amazing Classic! After 146 years in existence, Monsieur Verne's novel still amazes us to this day. The fantastic journey into the center of the earth is full of vivid imagery based on the science of the day. The book is a quick great read and never dull. Fun all around.
Date published: 2010-12-22

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