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A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

Authors: Verne, Jules
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
BISAC/Subject: FIC002000
ISBN: 9781443432979, Related ISBNs: 1443432970, 9781443432979
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 160,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

When Professor Lidenbrock discovers coded messages about a passage to the center of the Earth in an old manuscript, he decides to undertake the adventure of a lifetime and travel through the volcanic passage described in his research. Accompanied by his nephew Axel and their Icelandic guide, he undertakes a fantastic journey, encountering unimaginable environments, terrible obstacles and strange creatures along the way.

Journey to the Center of the Earth is one of Jules Verne’s most renowned works of science-fiction. It was inspired by Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell, which discusses the origin of humans through geological discovery. Verne’s novel has been adapted numerous times for film, television and theatre, including the 2008 film starring Brendan Fraser and Josh Hutcherson.

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