Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Oxford World's Classics)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):7.6 x 0.8 x 5
- Publication Date:August 1, 2008
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Now available in a new translation, this classic of nineteenth century French literature has been consistently praised for its style and its vision of the world. Professor Lidenbrock and his nephew Axel travel across Iceland, and then down through an extinct crater toward a sunless sea where they enter a living past and are confronted with the origins of man. Exploring the prehistory of the globe, this novel can also be read as a psychological quest, for the journey itself is as important as arrival or discovery. Verne's distinctive combination of realism and Romanticism has marked figures as diverse as Sartre and Tournier, Mark Twain and Conan Doyle.
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