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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 Earth’s very core. In his quest to penetrate the planet’s primordial secrets, the geologist—together with his quaking nephew Axel and their devoted guide, Hans—discovers an astonishing subterranean menagerie of prehistoric proportions. Verne’s 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.”

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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 Association’s Obeler Freedom of Speech Award.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781588363954
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Classics
Introduction:
Brin, David
Author:
Verne, Jules
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Fiction-Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Fiction-Classics
Subject:
Fiction : Classics
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - General
Edition Description:
Mod Lib PB
Publication Date:
December 2003
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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