SF Boxed Set: 140+ Intergalactic Action Adventures, Dystopian Novels & Lost World Classics

ebook: SF Boxed Set: 140+ Intergalactic Action Adventures, Dystopian Novels & Lost World Classics

Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat presents to you this unique SF collection, designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. H. G. Wells: The Time Machine The War of the Worlds The Island of Doctor Moreau The Invisible Man… Edgar Wallace: Planetoid 127 The Green Rust… Otis Adelbert Kline: The Venus Trilogy The Mars Series Malcolm Jameson: Captain Bullard Series Garrett P. Serviss: Edison's Conquest of Mars A Columbus of Space The Sky Pirate… Arthur Conan Doyle: The Professor Challenger Series Jules Verne: 20.000 Leagues under the Sea The Mysterious Island… Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Last Man Edwin A. Abbott: Flatland Jack London: Iron Heel The Scarlet Plague The Star Rover… Robert Louis Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde George MacDonald: Lilith H. Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines She William H. Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land… Edgar Allan Poe: Some Words with a Mummy Mellonta Tauta… H. P. Lovecraft: Beyond the Wall of Sleep The Cats of Ulthar Celephaïs Edward Bellamy: Looking Backward: 2000–1887 Equality… Mark Twain: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Owen Gregory: Meccania the Super-State Margaret Cavendish: The Blazing World Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels William Morris: News from Nowhere Samuel Butler: Erewhon Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Coming Race James Fenimore Cooper: The Monikins Hugh Benson: Lord of the World Fred M. White: The Doom of London Ignatius Donnelly: Caesar's Column Ernest Bramah: The Secret of the League Arthur D. Vinton: Looking Further Backward Robert Cromie: The Crack of Doom Cleveland Moffett: The Conquest of America Richard Jefferies: After London Francis Stevens: The Heads of Cerberus Percy Greg: Across the Zodiac David Lindsay: A Voyage to Arcturus Stanley G. Weinbaum: Stories from the Solar System Edward Everett Hale: The Brick Moon Abraham Merritt: The Moon Pool


About the Author

Jules Verne (1828–1905), a French novelist, poet, and playwright, is renowned for his adventure tales and profound influence on literary genre of science fiction. Born in Nantes, France, Verne manifested an early fascination with travel and exploration, a passion that permeated his literary works. After studying law in Paris, Verne turned to writing, penning plays, short stories, and working in stock brokerage to support his literary pursuits. He burst into prominence with the novel 'Five Weeks in a Balloon' (1863), which began the acclaimed series 'Voyages Extraordinaires.' Verne's rich imagination coupled with an insightful incorporation of scientific and technological research earned him a reputation as a visionary and a storyteller who could compellingly translate the scientific advancements into captivating narratives. Notable works include 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' (1870), 'Around the World in Eighty Days' (1873), and 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' (1864), each epitomizing Verne's enthrallment with exploration and adventure. He blazed a trail for future science fiction, crafting stories that featured space, air, and underwater travel long before they were realities. The compilation titled 'SF Boxed Set: 140+ Intergalactic Action Adventures, Dystopian Novels & Lost World Classics' attests to the vast repertoire and enduring appeal of Verne's literary output. His works not only prefigured many technological inventions but also reflected Verne's educational intent and his belief in science as a vehicle for progress. He remains a pivotal figure in world literature, with his works translated into multiple languages and inspiring generations with a yearning for discovery.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 18410 Pages

Filesize: 18.1 MB

ISBN: 8596547765509

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