Carpathian Castle by Jules Verne When 35-year-old Jules Verne managed to sell what would become his first published novel, Five Weeks in a Balloon, to the already long-established literary publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel, in 1863, little could the two Frenchmen know that this was just the beginning of a decades-long association. Hetzel was already a well-known […]Read More
SFF Author: Jules Verne
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne Et quacumque viam dederit fortuna sequamur – And whatever route fortune gives, we shall follow This IS your great-great-great-grandfather’s adventure story, so reader beware. There’s a lot of walking, a lot of exposition, and quite frankly, not a lot of action. But keep in mind… […]Read More
Jason Golomb´s rating: 3.5 | Jules Verne | Edge | SFF Reviews | | 2 comments |
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne [In our Edge of the Universe column, we review mainstream authors that incorporate elements of speculative fiction into their “literary” work. However you want to label them, we hope you’ll enjoy discussing these books with us.] For years I have had false memories of reading Jules […]Read More
Marion Deeds´s rating: 3.5 | Jules Verne | Edge | SFF Reviews | | 1 comment |
The Begum’s Fortune by Jules Verne I am by no means a student of world history, but as far as I can make out, the Franco-Prussian War, which began in July 1870 and ended some 10 months later, had some fairly significant and long-lasting aftereffects. As a result of its surrender, France had to cede […]Read More
Sandy Ferber´s rating: 4 | Jules Verne | Stand-Alone | SFF Reviews | | no comments |
The Village in the Treetops by Jules Verne When English naturalist Charles Darwin released his groundbreaking work On the Origin of Species in November 1859, it set off a firestorm of controversy regarding its central tenet: organic evolution, and the descent of life from a common ancestral source. Indeed, such was the brouhaha over this […]Read More
Sandy Ferber´s rating: 3.5 | Jules Verne | Stand-Alone | SFF Reviews | | no comments |
The Master of the World by Jules Verne First published in French in 1904 and in English in 1911, The Master of the World is another of Jules Verne’s adventure novels with an SFF twist. It’s a sequel to Robur the Conqueror, though it’s not necessary to have read that book first (I didn’t). The […]Read More
Kat Hooper´s rating: 2.5 | Jules Verne | Audio | SFF Reviews | | 2 comments |
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