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Paperback
368 pages

Author

Jules Verne
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Author's Website

www.jules-verne.co.uk/

Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

7th August 2008

ISBN

9780141321042

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Journey To The Centre Of The Earth (with an introduction by Diana Wynne Jones) by Jules Verne



Journey To The Centre Of The Earth (with an introduction by Diana Wynne Jones)

Jules Verne


Primary Age range - 9+ readers   Category - Children's Classics   

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Julia Eccleshare's comment:

A thrilling, science-fiction adventure that takes its readers on a journey of discovery and imagination thousands of feet deep, deep into the centre of the earth. When a priceless coded parchment falls from a book, eccentric Professor Lidenbrock and his nephew Axel set about working out its instruction. Once they’ve read it, they set about their exploration, which is a miraculous combination of science and fantasy. As Diana Wynne Jones says in her introduction, as this is an old book the story is slow to unravel but the imagination is unequalled while Professor Lidenbrock has the distinction of being the original mad professor who has had since had many imitators.

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Journey To The Centre Of The Earth (with an introduction by Diana Wynne Jones) by Jules Verne

An ancient book is opened by the eccentric Professor Lidenbrock and his life - and the life of his nephew Axel - is changed for ever. An old piece of paper has tumbled from the book, a priceless parchment that will lead them on a terrifying journey to find what lies at the centre of the Earth.



About The Author


Jules Verne Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, 1828–March 24, 1905) was a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre. Verne was noted for writing about cosmic, atmospheric, and underwater travel before air travel and submarines were commonplace and before practical means of space travel had been devised. He is the third most translated novelist in the world, according to the Index Translational statistics. Some of his books have also been made into films.
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