Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction. He is the creator of revolutionary science-fiction novels, including Around the World in Eighty Days, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,. have entranced readers for more than a century. He went on to be the second most translated author on earth, writing books about a variety of innovations and technological advancements years before they were practical realities.
The Master of the Worldby Jules Verne
Read a tale of one of the original evil inventors – the genius Robur – who, like his successors, wants to take over the world. The key to Robur’s power lies in his latest invention, a vehicle called The Terror. It can travel by land, air, or sea, reaching such speed that it can only be seen as a blur. John Strock, federal police officer, is assigned to investigate. But he soon finds that stopping Robur is more difficult than he bargained on! Written in 1904, this novel by the pioneering science fiction writer Jules Verne will delight anyone who likes a flight of fancy with their adventure.
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- Publication date:
- Product dimensions:
- 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
- Age Range:
- 12 - 15 Years
Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- February 8, 1828
- Date of Death:
- March 24, 1905
- Place of Birth:
- Nantes, France
- Place of Death:
- Amiens, France
- Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris
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This book, or at least the first part of it, takes place in my hometown. Is that awesome or what?
I have read quite a few of Verne's novels but this one isn't his best. Although I didn't think it was his best it was really good if you like adventure-mystery novels.