The Most Celebrated Travels & Travellers
Sprache - Englisch
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This 3 Volume series takes the readers on an unforgettable journey from 505 BCE till 19th Century recounting extraordinary tales of exploration and navigators. Verne's knowledge is truly remarkable and vast which he has also used in his great science fiction classics and adventure stories and thus, showing the depth of his literary prowess._x000D_ Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French novelist who pioneered the genre of science fiction.A true visionary with an extraordinary talent for writing adventure stories, his writings incorporated the latest scientific knowledge of his day and envisioned technological developments that were years ahead of their time.
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Jules Verne (1828–1905), a French novelist, poet, and playwright, is often heralded as a foremost writer in the science fiction genre, with his pioneering works greatly influencing literature and the way people envisaged the future. Born in Nantes, France, to a family of seafarers, Verne cultivated a passion for exploration and adventure early on, which vividly resonates in his literature. Pursuing a law degree in Paris at the behest of his father, Verne instead found himself drawn into the literary circles, deciding to follow his calling as a writer. His collaboration with publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the extraordinary 'Voyages Extraordinaires' series, which included classics such as 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,' 'Journey to the Center of the Earth,' and 'Around the World in Eighty Days.' These works distinguished themselves by incorporating meticulous scientific research and imaginative foresight, characteristics which became trademarks of Verne's unique literary style. 'The Most Celebrated Travels & Travellers,' although lesser-known, represents Verne's intrigue with world exploration and the chronicles of those who ventured beyond the known. Verne's adept interweaving of education and entertainment effectively laid the foundation for edifying adventure narratives, inspiring countless readers and writers to consider the boundless possibilities of human imagination and scientific discovery.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 1102 Seiten
Größe: 38,2 MB
Veröffentlichung: 17. Mai 2022