Paris in the Twentieth Century
Publish date: December 15th 1998
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 222
Edition language: English
Le mur murant Paris rend Paris murmurant.Il y avait un journal arabe, La Sentinelle du Sahara, que les plaisants du jour appelaient un journal hebdromadaire!
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,...
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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