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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Voyages Extraordinaires

by Jules Verne Author · Simon Prebble Narrator

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Geologist Otto Lidenbrock is perusing an ancient Icelandic manuscript when he discovers a mysterious encrypted note. The message reveals the account of a sixteenth-century explorer who claims to have found a passageway to the center of the earth.

In his quest to penetrate the planet’s primordial secrets, the impetuous professor, together with his quaking nephew, Axel, and their devoted guide, Hans, sets off immediately for Iceland. Descending through the belly of a volcano into the bowels of the Earth, they discover an astonishing subterranean world of prehistoric proportions.

A classic of science fiction that helped give birth to the genre, this imaginative speculation on the earth’s nature is both a rousing adventure story and an apt portrait of the psychology of the questing scientist.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Imprint:
Blackstone Publishing
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2008
Series:
Voyages Extraordinaires

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 212.7 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 212.2 MB

Jules Verne (Author)

Jules Verne (1828–1905) is considered by many the father of science fiction. Born in Nantes, France, he studied law but turned to writing opera libretti until the 1863 publication of Five Weeks in a Balloon, the first of his Extraordinary Voyages ...

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