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Title:
Journey to the centre of the earth
Author:
Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Voyage au centre de la terre. English
Publication Information:
Harmondsworth : Penguin, [1965]

©1965
Physical Description:
253 pages ; 18 cm
General Note:
This translation originally published: 1965. Translation of : 'Voyage aucentre de la terre'. Paris : s.n., 1864.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1000 Lexile.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC High School 7.9 16 Quiz: 14151 Guided reading level: X.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780140022650
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Three men discover the secrets of past civilizations during a fantastic expedition beneath the earth's surface.


Author Notes

Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. He is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Several of his works have been adapted into movies and TV mini-series. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.

(Bowker Author Biography) Jules Verne (1828-1905) is the author of numerous adventure stories grounded in popularizations of science.

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Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Note on the Translationp. xxx
Select Bibliographyp. xxxiii
A Chronology of Jules Vernep. xxxv
Journey to the Centre of the Earthp. 1
Explanatory Notesp. 219
Appendix Verne as Seen by the Criticsp. 233

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