Books by Jules Verne (8)


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Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
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Verne's classic novel of global voyaging One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover with his astonished valet Passepartout. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous locations, they seize whatever transportation is at hand - whether train or elephant - overcoming set-backs and always racing against the clock. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.... continue

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Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne EN

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Five Weeks in a Balloon, or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen is an adventure novel by Jules Verne published in 1863.

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From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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A scientist and members of a gun club decide they will build a spaceship that can reach the moon.


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Journey To The Center Of The Earth by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 4 (12 votes)
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Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts, Jules Verne’s prophetic novel of man’s race to the stars is a classic adventure tale enlivened by broad satire and scientific acumen. When the members of the elite Baltimore Gun Club find themselves lacking any urgent assignments at the close of the Civil War, their president, Impey Barbicane, proposes that they build a gun big enough to launch a rocket to the moon. But when Barbicane’s adversary places a huge wager that the project will fail and a daring volunteer elevates the mission to a “manned” flight, one man’s dream t... continue

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The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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Although The Mysterious Island is technically a sequel to Vernes' enormously popular Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, this novel offers a vastly different take on similar thematic motifs. As with all of Verne's best-known works, The Mysterious Island is a masterpiece of the action-adventure genre, with a heaping dash of science fiction influence thrown in for good measure.

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Twenty thousand leagues under the sea by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 3 (4 votes)
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Description:
The year 1866 was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten. Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring men were particularly excited. Merchants, common sailors, captains of vessels, skippers, both of Europe and America, naval officers of all countries, and the Governments of several States on the two continents, were deeply interested in the matter. For some time past vessels had been met by "an enormous thing," a long object, ... continue

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Vingt-Mille lieues sous les mers by Jules Verne FR

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Dans ce roman d’aventures, l’un des plus emblématiques du XIXe siècle, la foisonnante imagination de Jules Verne nous plonge au cœur des profondeurs, en compagnie du sombre capitaine Nemo. Notions littéraires : un roman d'aventures ; le héros du roman d'aventures ; les temps du récit Histoire des arts : l'Atlantide et le monde sous-marin, un motif récurrent Repères historiques : la Révolution industrielle