Journey To The Center Of The Earth (Qualitas Classics)

Journey To The Center Of The Earth (Qualitas Classics)

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by Jules Verne
     
 

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Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves a German professor (Professor Von Hardwigg) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew (Harry), and their Icelandic guide Hans encounter numerous adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards,… See more details below

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Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves a German professor (Professor Von Hardwigg) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew (Harry), and their Icelandic guide Hans encounter numerous adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy. Verne is able to not only entertain but also educate his readers. By placing the different extinct creatures the characters meet in their correct geological era, he is able to show how the world looked a long time ago, stretching from the ice age to the dinosaurs. A classic science fiction adventure story, this publication of Journey to the Center of the Earth part of the Qualitas Classics Fireside Series, where pure, ageless classics are presented in clean, easy to read reprints. For a complete list of titles, see: http://www.libraryoftheclassics.com

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897093702
Publisher:
Qualitas Publishing
Publication date:
04/15/2012
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

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Date of Birth:
February 8, 1828
Date of Death:
March 24, 1905
Place of Birth:
Nantes, France
Place of Death:
Amiens, France
Education:
Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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