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Jules Verne, one of many founding fathers of technological know-how fiction, was once the writer of such exciting and perennial favorites as all over the world in 80 Days, trip to the guts of the Earth, and Twenty Thousand Leagues lower than the ocean, in addition to greater than sixty different novels of event and exploration. 100 years after his loss of life, this extraordinary new assortment celebrates Verne's awesome imaginative and prescient. a bunch of brand new most sensible technological know-how fiction authors pay homage to Verne's genius with a sequence of reports encouraged by way of his groundbreaking mind's eye and unique characters. during this anthology are striking voyages of discovery and experience from the 4 corners of the globe, or even inside of it. Following the culture of Verne's unique stories, Ian Watson tells of a trip deep into the heart of the Earth, the place Verne himself does conflict with occultist Nazis, and Adam Roberts takes us to latter-day California, the place a descendant of Verne's personality Hector Servadac is getting ready for the tip of the realm as we all know it. those and plenty of extra compelling adventures upload as much as an anthology that might introduce a brand new new release to the beauty of Jules Verne and enjoyment readers already conversant in the master.

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