From the Earth to the Moon (Annotated)(New Translation)(Unabridged)

From the Earth to the Moon (Annotated)(New Translation)(Unabridged)

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by Jules Verne
     
 

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• Newly translated
• Unexpurgated text includes both From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon
• Includes original footnotes by Verne and the original illustrations
• Features special annotations and appendices
• Now with an Historical Afterword by Ron Miller
Featured in Ron Miller’s “The…  See more details below

Overview

• Newly translated
• Unexpurgated text includes both From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon
• Includes original footnotes by Verne and the original illustrations
• Features special annotations and appendices
• Now with an Historical Afterword by Ron Miller
Featured in Ron Miller’s “The Conquest of Space Book Series.” Undoubtedly the most important, influential space novel ever written. This newly translated edition includes the full, unexpurgated text of both From the Earth to the Moon and its sequel, Around the Moon.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148660897
Publisher:
Baen
Publication date:
07/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
318
File size:
7 MB

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From the Earth to the Moon (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 29 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book. It was easy to read. I would recommend it for young adults who like science fiction or books about outer-space. Jules Verne is one of my favorite authors. I want to read the sequel soon.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is another eximpliary nvel by Venre. He has really outdone himself in this work of science fiction. In my opinion, it is one of the best books in his Amazing Voyages collection. It is also very short and can be read by the average adult in one to two days.
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When reading the book, I was surprised at how scientific it was. What great vision Verne must have had to create some of his calculations. It's a shame he never got to see the first moon landing, but he should proud of his foresite, and his contribution to the science fiction genre.
Dennis-McG More than 1 year ago
I read this book a long, long time ago but it was great fun to read it again and refresh my memory and it is amazing how accurate some of his predictions were about a trip to the moon over 100 years before it actually happened.
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Buckmeister More than 1 year ago
Jules Verne is not one of my favorite authors, although I've also read "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" and Journey to the Center of the Earth". Verne writes like a scientist, which can be interesting at times, but in doing so, he, in my opinion, does so with little story-telling skill. I enjoy reading H. G. Wells more. Wells' stories may a be more simplistic, but ultimately more readable. Also, I think the title "From the Earth to the Moon" is very misleading. The actual "journey" is only about 5 pages long and is at the end of the story. All the rest is about the formation of the idea of going to the moon and the building of the spacecraft.
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