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Author: Jules Verne
This book is about the author himself in this story, it is because he has been deeply involved in its startling events, events doubtless among the most extraordinary which this twentieth century will witness.
When I was a young boy, in the 1960's, I saw the movie "The Master of the World". It was based on Jules Verne's book which I just read.
The premise of that story was an air voyage with the Captain of an airship, throughout the entire story.
Reading the original story; I found myself more awestruck by Verne's genius.
Eccentric English man, Phileas Fogg, wagers his fortune that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days, much to the astonishment of his London Club.
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Five Union prisoners of war escape in a balloon from Richmond, Virginia, and land on an uninhabited island, where they begin to reconstruct a civilization.
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A German Professor and his nephew believe they can travel to the center of the Earth through volcanic tubes.
Peter, a young man who was born into a cursed race of people formally called Baests. A curse from Hell that he with his older brother Mack have decided to use...
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Organ donor from Latvia posthumously helps the recipient from Azerbaijan - who is son of oil magnate suffering from severe form of dementia called Sundowning ...
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The year is 4021 C.E.. The Human exploration cruiser MARCO POLO has finished establishing the foundations of a new Human colony on the distant world of Mirph...