From the Earth to the Moon
Publish date: October 1st 2006
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
Series: Extraordinary Voyages
Hey O everyone and how's it going?! I'm doing pretty good and excited to have another book to review. All I have to say is good grief did this one take a lot longer to read then the other ones. The book is From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne! Like I've mentioned this book took me forever and...
One of the problems with reading Verne is that many terrible English translations of his work exist. FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON is a particularly difficult book to find, as it contains the two elements of Verne that are frequently changed, misinterpreted, or censored: anti-American satire and detail...
As I mentioned in my status update, if I were a mathematician or an engineer, I'd probably love this book. I'm awful at math, and I think my brain pretty much lacks any of the "stuff" that makes engineers engineers, so this book was tough for me in terms of the mathematical and engineering detail.T...
A bore of a read. The thing that makes this one stand out is how once again Jules Verne peaked into the future and predicted the technology before it ever existed. Where these his idea or did he borrow from the science community? I honestly don't know, but why is he the only one who wrote science fi...
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