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A Voyage in a Balloon

A Voyage in a Balloon

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by Jules Verne

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Jules Verne

Translated from the French by Anne T. Wilbur


Jules Verne

Translated from the French by Anne T. Wilbur

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Widely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne (1828-1905) wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters. His most popular novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.

Brief Biography

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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