Originally published in 1865, "From the Earth to the Moon" tells the story of the members of an American gun club and their plan to build a gigantic sky-facing gun with the intention of sending three people to the moon. Jules Gabriel Verne (1828 - 1905) was a French poet, novelist, and playwright best known for his thrilling tales of adventure and significant contributions to the science fiction genre. Contents include: "The Gun Club", "President Barbicane's Communication", "Effect of the President's Communication", "Reply from the Observatory of Cambridge", "The Romance of the Moon", "Permissive Limits of Ignorance and Belief in the United States", "The Hymn of the Cannon-Ball", "History of the Cannon", "The Question of the Cannon", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
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|Size: ||3.4 MB|
|Publisher: ||White Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473362741 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|