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Recommended science fiction books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into science fiction here are some science fiction books from France for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Journey To The Center Of The Earth by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 4 (12 votes)
Country: Europe / France flag France
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


The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / France flag France
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.