Master of the World

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Wildside Press, Feb 1, 2008 - Fiction - 192 pages
4 Reviews
It was the "Terror" -- ship, sub, plane, and land vehicle in one, and a letter from its inventor claimed that with it he would rule the world. Could he? John Strock had to find out -- before it was too late!

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User Review  - Bill.Bradford - LibraryThing

One of the lesser known Verne works and somewhat of a follow up to" Robur the Conqueror". Unlike "Robur", the protagonist is fairly likeable. "Robur" is almost a travelogue - The antagonist, Robur ... Read full review

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User Review  - sf_addict - LibraryThing

Another good read from Verne! This one was his final novel written in 1904 and is actually a sequel to an earlier novel called The Clipper of the Clouds (aka Robur the Conqueror). I only discovered ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Jules Verne, one of the most influential writers of modern times, was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. Verne is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels include Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. These and others have been made into movies and TV mini-series. Twenty Thousand Leagues is even the basis of a popular ride at the Disney theme parks. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 in Amiens, France.

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