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The intrepid Professor Lindenbrock embarks upon the strangest expedition of the nineteenth century: a journey down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the Earths very core. In his quest to penetrate the planets primordial secrets, the geologist—together with his quaking nephew Axel and their devoted guide, Hans—discovers an astonishing subterranean menagerie of prehistoric proportions. Vernes imaginative tale is at once the ultimate science fiction adventure and a reflection on the perfectibility of human understanding and the psychology of the questor. As David Brin notes in his Introduction, though Verne never knew the term “science fiction,” Journey to the Centre of the Earth is “inarguably one of the wellsprings from which it all began.”

About the Author

David Brin is the Hugo Award-winning author of fifteen bestselling novels and collections, including Earth, The Postman, and the Uplift saga. His nonfiction book, The Transparent Society, won the American Library Associations Obeler Freedom of Speech Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812970098
Introduction:
Brin, David
Publisher:
Modern Library
Introduction by:
Brin, David
Introduction:
Brin, David
Author:
Verne, Jules
Author:
Brin, David
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
fiction;science fiction;classic;adventure;classics;fantasy;novel;sf;19th century;literature;french;french literature;geology;exploration;iceland;steampunk;classic literature;children s;young adult;science;travel;children;france;journey;volcanoes;speculati
Subject:
fiction;science fiction;classic;adventure;classics;fantasy;novel;sf;19th century;literature;french;verne;french literature;geology;exploration;iceland;steampunk;classic literature;children s;young adult;science;travel;children;france;journey;volcanoes;spe
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
1324
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.98x5.34x.49 in. .36 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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