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Paris in the Twentieth Century - Richard Howard, Jules Verne, Eugen Weber
Paris in the Twentieth Century
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THE LITERARY DISCOVERY OF THE CENTURYIn 1863 Jules Verne, famed author of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days, wrote a novel that his literary agent deemed too farfetched to be published. More than one hundred years later, his great-grandson found the handwritten,... show more
THE LITERARY DISCOVERY OF THE CENTURYIn 1863 Jules Verne, famed author of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days, wrote a novel that his literary agent deemed too farfetched to be published. More than one hundred years later, his great-grandson found the handwritten, never-before published manuscript in a safe. That manuscript was Paris in the Twentieth Century, an astonishingly prophetic view into the future by one of the most renowned science fiction writers of our time . . .
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345420398 (034542039X)
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 222
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 Jules Verne's Forgotten Novel
This is what has been termed as the 'Lost Book of Jules Verne'. The reason it was lost (and nobody actually knew that it existed until it was discovered in a safe in his old house in Paris) is because when he wrote it his publisher basically thought that it was rubbish and refused to publish it. So,...
Beyond Strange New Words
Beyond Strange New Words rated it
4.5 Paris in the Twentieth Century by Jules Verne
Paris in the Twentieth Century is a relatively short and fast read. The only setback for me was getting lost a couple of times amidst all the names of people and places.Verne's image of the twentieth century is on one hand horribly bleak. On the other hand, Verne's ideas are amazingly fantastic. We ...
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