The Master of the World

The Master of the World

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by Jules Verne
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781483703787
Publisher:
Bottom of the Hill Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Pages:
118
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
12 - 15 Years

Meet the Author

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.

Brief Biography

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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The Master Of The World 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book, or at least the first part of it, takes place in my hometown. Is that awesome or what?
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Guest More than 1 year ago
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.