Journey to the Center of the Earth Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - In this classic novel, first published in 1864, the author introduces readers to Otto Lidenbrock, a professor of geology who ventures into a fantastical world within an extinct Icelandic volcano. The few notes of the translator are located near the point where they are referenced. A pioneer in the genre of science fiction writing, Jules Verne possessed an uncanny ability to imagine — often with startling accuracy — the future possibilities of science.

Verne's vivid imagination and masterful storytelling ability has made this book a popular choice among readers for more than 140 years. This version is believed to be the most faithful rendition into English of this classic currently in the public domain.

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea Unabridged and Complete Translated

- P. Twenty thousand leagues under the Sea" is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne. The F. It is about the fictional captain Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus, as seen by one of his passengers, Professor Pierre Aronnax. Improved translation as regards the use of scientific terminology. This translation is unabridged and complete.

This is the full and complete version of the novel. Walter translation, and not the more commonly used Mercier Lewis translation. It's interesting to note that the title refers to the distance travelled under the sea, not to the depth, as 20, 000 leagues is over 12 times the radius of the earth!.

Around the World in Eighty Days - It is the story of the eccentric English inventor Phileas Fogg who sets out to make it around the world in eighty days in order to win a bet. Around the world in eighty days" is one of the greatest adventure novels of all time by one of the greatest of all adventure novel writers, Jules Verne. With his trusted french valet, Passepartout, Fogg hurries off in a mad dash around the world, encountering numerous obstacles and adventures along the way.

Jules verne's classic work, "around the World in Eighty Days, " still holds up today as a work a genuine creativity and sheer delight.

The Time Machine Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - The time traveller for so it will be convenient to speak of him was expounding a recondite matter to us.

The Three Musketeers Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - Emerging in the chaotic aftermath of the Revolution, Dumas's novels provided his contemporaries with a welcome sense of identity and national pride. With its rousing cry of "one for all, and all for one, " Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure novel has captivated generations of readers since its initial publication in 1844.

His accessible, manners, fast-paced narratives combine real and fictional characters to recapture the events, and mood of seventeenth-century France. His most popular work, the Three Musketeers, continues to charm modern readers with its timeless tales of romantic valor. Action, which traces a country lad's path to the French court of the early 1600s and the glorious fraternity of the king's men, and romance abound in this swashbuckling epic, intrigue, the Musketeers.

The Three Musketeers Dover Thrift Editions - A son of impoverished nobility, d'artagnan arrives in Paris to find the Musketeers disbanded by the cunning Cardinal Richelieu, who hopes to seize power from the weak-willed Louis XIII. The daring and ambitious youth proves his mettle in the company of the famous Musketeers — Porthos, Athos, and Aramis — and joins them in a heroic struggle to defend the king and his lovely queen, Anne of Austria.

Dumas transformed the concept of the historical novel by writing in a modern, conversational style.

The Call of the Wild Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - Out of these sometimes harrowing experiences — and his fascination with the theories of such thinkers as Darwin, Spencer, and Marx — came the inspiration for novels of adventure that would make him one of America’s most popular writers. The call of the wild, thrust into the brutal life of the Alaska Gold Rush, considered by many London's greatest novel, is a gripping tale of a heroic dog that, ultimately faces a choice between living in man's world and returning to nature.

. Adventure and dog-story enthusiasts as well as students and devotees of American literature will find this classic work a thrilling, memorable reading experience. Jack london's novels and ruggedly individual life seemed to embody American hopes, and romantic longings in the turbulent first years of the twentieth century, frustrations, years infused with the wonder and excitement of great technological and historic change.

The Call of the Wild Dover Thrift Editions - The author's restless spirit, taste for a life of excitement, and probing mind led him on a series of hard-edged adventures from the Klondike to the South Seas.

The Mysterious Island Annotated

GoodBook Classics - I never new Jules Verne was so good. Rob kennedy, goodreads. Com“i first read this book as a young boy and loved it! The adventure, the science, the making something out of practically nothing, the surviving the elements - as a young boy with a real desire for adventure and an interest in science I was hooked.

I thought that jules Verne was the greatest dude to have ever drawn breath. Andy, goodreads. Com“the mysterious Island is the ultimate Jules Verne's masterpiece. Sylvana, goodreads. Com. Based on the true story of alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile.

The Mysterious Island Annotated - Verne's novel tells the story of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive as they uncover the island’s secret. Quotes from the book:“it is a great misfortune to be alone, my friends; and it must be believed that solitude can quickly destroy reason.

Before all masters, necessity is the one most listened to, and who teaches the best. It seems wisest to assume the worst from the beginning. And let anything better come as a surprise.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Annotated

DB Publishing House - It tells the story of captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea french: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870 The original edition had no illustrations; the first illustrated edition was published by Hetzel with illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville and Édouard Riou.

Includes a biography of the Author.

The Lost World Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - The restless, questing intellect of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle spurred him far beyond the ingenious puzzles he constructed for Sherlock Holmes. Professor challenger's doughty troupe includes a skeptical colleague, Professor Summerlee; the cool-headed, plucky sportsman Lord John Roxton; and the narrator, the intrepid reporter Edward Malone.

Fans of arthur conan doyle will delight in this rare gem, as will dinosaur fanciers and adventure story aficionados. In the lost world, doyle, introduces his readers to professor Challenger, a devotee of the occult and fantastic tales of adventure and discovery, an eccentric paleontologist, on his suspense-filled search for prehistoric creatures in the wilds of the Amazon.

The Lost World Dover Thrift Editions - When their bridge to civilization collapses, the explorers find themselves marooned among dinosaurs and savage ape-people. Originally published in 1912, this imaginative fantasy unfolds with humor and good-natured satirical eye for pedantry.

The Island of Dr. Moreau Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - A student of darwinian biology, he formed his romantic conceptions of the scientific world at an early age. This novel, concerns a mad surgeon-turned-vivisectionist who, performs ghoulish experiments in an attempt to transform animals into men, one of his first forays into the science fiction genre, in his laboratory on a remote island, with monstrous results.

Wells 1866–1946 brought enormous inventiveness and an underlying social vision and moral concern to his strange tales and bizarre imaginings. It is one of wells' earliest and most sinister personifications of the scientific quest to control and manipulate the natural world, and, ultimately, human nature itself.

The Island of Dr. Moreau Dover Thrift Editions - First published in 1896, The Island of Dr. Considered one of the fathers of science fiction, H. G. Moreau has intrigued and horrified readers for generations. It will gain legions of new fans in this inexpensive Dover edition.

Frankenstein Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - The story of victor frankenstein's terrible creation and the havoc it caused has enthralled generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror and suspense. Few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as the anguished monster of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

When continued rains kept them confined indoors, all agreed to Byron's proposal. The illustrious poets failed to complete their ghost stories, but Mary Shelley rose supremely to the challenge. The friends were summering on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland in 1816, Shelley still unknown as a poet and Byron writing the third canto of Childe Harold.

Frankenstein Dover Thrift Editions - Considering the novel's enduring success, it is remarkable that it began merely as a whim of Lord Byron's. We will each write a story, " byron announced to his next-door neighbors, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin and her lover Percy Bysshe Shelley. With frankenstein, "would speak to the mysterious fears of our nature and awaken thrilling horror — one to make the reader dread to look round, to curdle the blood, she succeeded admirably in the task she set for herself: to create a story that, in her own words, and quicken the beatings of the heart.