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Read online Round the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages, #7).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Round the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages, #7) In this sequel to i From the Earth to the Moon i Barbicane Ardan and Nicholl have decided to take a trip around the moon But first they have to get to the moon from Earth Will their trip succeed as they attempt to dodge asteroids and realize that the scientists on Earth have miscalculated their trajectory towards the moon by Jules Verne

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Round the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages, #7)
Title:Round the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages, #7)
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Number of Pages:148
Category:Science fiction, Classics, Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Literature, Steampunk, Novels, French literature, Th century
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Verne s tale of a trip to the moon is as you d expect from Verne great fun even if bits of it now seem in retrospect a little strange Our rocket ship gets shot out of a cannon To the moon Goodness But in other ways it s full of eerie bits of business that turned out to be very near reality he had the cost when you adjust for inflation almost exactly right There are other similarities too Verne s cannon was named the Columbiad the Apollo command module was named Columbia Apollo had a three person crew just as Verne s did and both blasted off from the American state of Florida Even the return to earth happened in more or less the same place Coincidence or fact We say you ll have to read this story yourself to judge, i To go around the world in such a short time and with the means of transport currently available was not only impossible it was madness i br br One ill fated evening at the Reform Club Phileas Fogg rashly bets his companions that he can travel around the entire globe in just eighty days and he is determined not to lose Breaking the well establised routine of his daily life the reserved Englishman immediately sets off for Dover accompanied by his hot blooded French manservant Passepartout Travelling by train steamship sailing boat sledge and even elephant they must overcome storms kidnappings natural disasters Sioux attacks and the dogged Inspector Fix of Scotland Yard who believes that Fogg has robbed the Bank of England to win the extraordinary wager i Around the World in Eighty Days i gripped audiences on its publication and remains hugely popular combining exploration adventure and a thrilling race against time br br Michael Glencross s lively translation is accompanied by an introduction by Brian Aldiss which places Jules Verne s work in its literary and historical context There is also a detailed chronology notes and further reading, No description available, Writing in France in the nineteenth century Jules Verne captured his era s fascination with adventure and exploration in a series of novels he referred to as his Voyages extraordinaries This book collects six of Verne s best known novels that extrapolate developing technology and scientific inquisitiveness into rousing adventures br br Five weeks in a balloon br Journey to the center of the earth br From the earth to the moon br Round the moon br Twenty thousand leagues under the sea br Around the world in eighty days